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Ching W Tang, Chin H Chen, Ramanuj Goswami: Electroluminescent device with modified thin film luminescent zone. Eastman Kodak Company, Carl O Thomas, September 6, 1988: US04769292 (1035 worldwide citation)

An electroluminescent device is disclosed having a luminescent zone of less than one .mu.m in thickness comprised of an organic host material capable of sustaining hole-electron recombination and a fluorescent material capable of emitting light in response to energy released by hole-electron recombi ...


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Robert E Fischell, Tim A Fischell: Intravascular stent and percutaneous insertion catheter system for the dilation of an arterial stenosis and the prevention of arterial restenosis. MedInnovations, Howard W Califano, September 6, 1988: US04768507 (649 worldwide citation)

This invention is in the field of percutaneous insertion catheters that are used for placing a coil spring stent into a vessel of a living body for the purposes of enhancing luminal dilation, preventing arterial restenosis and preventing vessel blockage resulting from intimal dissection following ba ...


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Isaac Levanon: Modular computer system with portable travel unit. David Pressman, September 6, 1988: US04769764 (325 worldwide citation)

A computer system comprises a generally U-shaped base unit (10) and a generally-rectangular travel unit (12) which mates with the base unit, between the legs (34, 36) of the "U". The portable unit contains a complete computer system, including a flip-up monitor screen (14), a disc drive (20), and a ...


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Patricia A Dwyer: Automated query optimization method using both global and parallel local optimizations for materialization access planning for distributed databases. Honeywell Bull, William A Linnell, George Grayson, John S Solakian, September 6, 1988: US04769772 (290 worldwide citation)

In a Distributed Database System (DDS), database management and transaction management are extended to a distributed environment among a plurality of local sites which each have transaction server, file server, and data storage facilities. The Materialization and Access Planning (MAP) method of a di ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Pierre N Tutunjian: Determining multiphase saturations by NMR imaging of multiple nuclides. Shell Oil Company, September 6, 1988: US04769602 (255 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for measuring fluid saturations during multiphase flow in porous media by NMR imaging of preselected nuclides in preselected fluids. For two-phase imaging, one of the fluids to be imaged may contain protons and the other fluid may contain fluorine. For three p ...


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Robert Ginsburg, David F Profitt: Selective catheter guide. Townsend & Townsend, September 6, 1988: US04769005 (235 worldwide citation)

A guiding sheath for inserting guidewires or vascular catheters within a blood vessel includes an elongate body having plurality of axial lumens. At least some of the lumens project laterally from the body at preselected angles so that, when inserted therethrough, the guidewire or catheter will exit ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Monroe H Waxman: Induced polarization method and apparatus for distinguishing dispersed and laminated clay in earth formations. Shell Oil Company, September 6, 1988: US04769606 (230 worldwide citation)

Logging means and methods are disclosed for distinguishing between dispersed and laminated clay in earth formations. A wireline apparatus is employed consisting of a multifrequency induced polarization logging tool operating at extremely low frequencies, combined with other logging tools which measu ...


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Luca Comai: Inhibition resistant 5-enolpyruvyl-3-phosphoshikimate synthase, production and use. Calgene, Bertram Rowland, September 6, 1988: US04769061 (219 worldwide citation)

Enhanced resistance to glyphosate, an inhibitor of the aromatic amino acid biosynthesis pathway, is imparted to a glyphosate sensitive host. A mutated aroA gene is employed which expresses 5-enolpyruvyl-3- phosphoshikimate synthase (EC: 2.5.1.19) (ES-3-P synthase). Methods are provided for obtaining ...


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Stanford R Ovshinsky, Stephen J Hudgens: Thin film field effect transistor and method of making same. Energy Conversion Devices, Marvin S Siskind, Richard M Goldman, September 6, 1988: US04769338 (204 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a film field effect transistor which can be operated at fast switching rates for use, for example, in video display applications. The transistor includes a body of silicon semiconductor material having a structure more ordered than amorphous material and less ordered than single c ...


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Robert Bendavid, Milo A Titone: Prostheses and techniques and repair of inguinal and femoral hernias. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, September 6, 1988: US04769038 (189 worldwide citation)

Prosthesis for repair of inguinal hernias and femoral hernias are provided, together with techniques for implanting the prostheses. The inguinal prosthesis has three panels which radiate from a common elongate core. The core serves as a replacement for the inguinal ligament and the panels are attach ...



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