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Grant A Davidson: Adaptive-block-length, adaptive-transforn, and adaptive-window transform coder, decoder, and encoder/decoder for high-quality audio. Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation, Thomas A Gallagher, David N Lathrop, February 28, 1995: US05394473 (307 worldwide citation)

The invention relates in general to high-quality low bit-rate digital transform coding and decoding of information corresponding to audio signals such as music signals. More particularly, the invention relates to signal analysis/synthesis in coding and decoding. The invention can optimize the trade ...


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Leonard Pinchuk, Noureddine Frid: Stents and stent grafts having enhanced hoop strength and methods of making the same. Corvita, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, October 19, 1999: US05968091 (277 worldwide citation)

Stents are coated with a polymer such that the polymeric coating binds the crossover points of the wires, or, in the case of a zig-zag stent, binds adjacent zig-zags of wires without occluding the interstices of the stent lattice. Suitable polymers include polyurethane, polycarbonate urethane, polyu ...


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Neil Mclellan, Nelson Fan: Saw-singulated leadless plastic chip carrier. ASAT, Thomas A Gallagher, Gallacher & Lathrop, June 5, 2001: US06242281 (266 worldwide citation)

Leadless plastic chip carriers are formed from a matrix of lead frames provided in a section of a metal strip. Each lead frame in the matrix includes a die-attach pad and multiple leads disposed in close proximity to the die-attach pad. After a semiconductor die is attached to each of the die-attach ...


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Tuncay Gunluk: Short message server without local customer database. ADC NewNet, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, June 16, 1998: US05768509 (256 worldwide citation)

A short message server (SMS) is provided with memory for storing short messages, and a SMS gateway/interworking (processing) block. The SMS accepts all properly formatted incoming messages, and queries an HLR database for destination information as well as to determine whether the destination of eac ...


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Juergen Andrew Kortenbach, Robert Sixto Jr, Michael Sean McBrayer: Automatic needle-passer suturing instrument. Symbiosis Corporation, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, September 29, 1998: US05814054 (253 worldwide citation)

An automatic suturing instrument generally includes a proximal actuation handle assembly, a flexible tubular member, a control wire, and an end effector assembly. The control wire extends through the tubular member and the end effector-assembly is coupled to the distal end of each of the tubular mem ...


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Marcos Karnezos, S C Chang, Edward G Combs, John R Fahey: Molded plastic package with heat sink and enhanced electrical performance. Asat, Thomas A Gallagher, Gallagher & Lathrop, December 4, 2001: US06326678 (237 worldwide citation)

A molded plastic package for semiconductor devices incorporating a heat sink, controlled impedance leads and separate power and ground rings is described. The lead frame of the package, separated by a dielectric layer, is attached to a metal heat sink. It has more than one ring for power and ground ...


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Welles Reymond: AC powered light emitting diode array circuits for use in traffic signal displays. David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, August 10, 1999: US05936599 (222 worldwide citation)

An LED array circuit includes a number of series connected LED pairs, each pair including two parallel connected oppositely polarized LEDS. The array is coupled to a standard AC voltage source in series with an inductor L having Q>5 and a reactance which is equivalent to the resistance of a current ...


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Edward G Combs, Robert Sheppard: Integrated circuit package with bonding planes on a ceramic ring using an adhesive assembly. ASAT, Thomas A Gallagher, Gallagher & Lathrop, September 4, 2001: US06285075 (222 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit package includes a ceramic ring having an inside cavity for accommodating a semiconductor die. Conductive traces are provided on the ceramic ring so as to serve as power and ground signal busses. Power and ground connection pads on the semiconductor die can be commonly bonded t ...


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Juergen A Kortenbach, Saul Gottlieb, Kevin W Smith, Charles R Slater, Thomas O Bales: Rotatable and deflectable biopsy forceps. Syntheon, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, May 27, 2003: US06569105 (207 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic or laparoscopic biopsy forceps instrument is provided which includes a flexible tubular member having proximal and distal ends, a biopsy jaw assembly at the distal end of the tubular member, an actuation assembly to operate the jaw assembly between open and closed positions, and a cont ...


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Dana Wm Ryan: Swabbable needleless injection port system having low reflux. Rymed Technologies, David P Gordon, David S Jacobosn, Thomas A Gallagher, September 5, 2000: US06113068 (203 worldwide citation)

A needleless IV injection port assembly includes a spiked body provided with a hollow spike, a female luer component, a flexible and resilient spike boot having a tip and spring portion, a centering member, and a-resilient swabbable septum. The spike boot extends over the spike, the centering member ...