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Susan K Nestegard: Disposable diaper with improved hook fastener portion. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, William L Huebsch, January 16, 1990: US04894060 (464 worldwide citation)

A hook fastener portion including a thin strong flexible plate like backing and a multiplicity of resiliently flexible spaced hook members projecting at generally a right angle from an upper surface of the backing. The hook members each comprise a stem portion attached at one end to the backing and ...


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Keen Y Yee: TV data capture device. January 16, 1990: US04894789 (338 worldwide citation)

A tv capture device is described which is incorporated with a conventional tv set or monitor. The data capture device extracts digital data from a composite video-digital signal and allows one to selectively store, retrieve stored information, and display the information on a tv screen or monitor. T ...


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David T Green, Herbert W Korthoff: Method of stapling tubular body organs. United States Surgical Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, January 16, 1990: US04893622 (326 worldwide citation)

The two-part surgical fastener is composed of an annular stapling part having projecting prongs and an annular retaining part having an annular gap which receives the prongs. The anvil assembly on which the retaining part of the fastener is mounted has fingers which can be collapsed radially inwardl ...


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Koichi Takizawa, Satoshi Nakajima, Masato Arai: Enzyme electrode. Omron Tateisi Electronics Co, Wegner & Bretschneider, January 16, 1990: US04894137 (278 worldwide citation)

An enzyme electrode comprising: an insulative base plate; two or more electrodes formed on the surface of the insulative base plate and each having an exposed portion; an insulative protection film to insulate and protect the electrodes excluding at least those exposed portions; and an immobilized e ...


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James L Dale, Brian D Burkinshaw, Wayne Z Burkhead: Humeral osteotomy guide. Intermedics Orthopedics, John R Merkling, January 16, 1990: US04893619 (262 worldwide citation)

A device for guiding an osteotomy to be performed on the proximal end of a humerus that has a proximal sawguide alignable on a selected surface of the proximal end of the humerus for defining a saw line thereon; a radial arm connecting the sawguide to a distal mechanism for stably aligning the sawgu ...


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Robert F Rosenbluth: Method and apparatus for treating hypertrophy of the prostate gland. Advanced Surgical Intervention, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 16, 1990: US04893623 (259 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and apparatus for treatment of hypertrophy of the prostate gland. The apparatus comprises an expansion catheter having an expandable tubular stent associated therewith, adapted for transurethral insertion via the external opening of the urethra and placement within a stenotic r ...


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Charles C Counselman: Method and system for determining position on a moving platform, such as a ship, using signals from GPS satellites. Western Atlas International, Norman E Brunell, E Eugene Thigpen, January 16, 1990: US04894662 (257 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are disclosed for accurately determining position from GPS satellites and received on a ship using C/A code group delay observable TAU, 308 f.sub.o implicit carrier phase observable PHI, L1 band implicit f.sub.o carrier residual phase observable PSI.sub.L1, and L2 band implicit ...


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Daniel J O Meara Jr, Harold J Vinegar: Method for determining capillary pressure and relative permeability by imaging. Shell Oil Company, January 16, 1990: US04893504 (213 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and apparatus for determining relative permeability and capillary pressure employing saturation profile images of fluids in a porous sample obtained by imaging apparatus. The methods employ saturation profiles of a fluid to obtain time and spatial derivatives o ...


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Andrew P Lane, Douglas A Webb, Gene R Frederick: Deposition of silicon-containing films using organosilicon compounds and nitrogen trifluoride. Texas Instruments, B Peter Barndt, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, January 16, 1990: US04894352 (204 worldwide citation)

In a low-pressure reactor, the addition of nitrogen trifluoride to a gaseous organosilicon compound such as tetraethoxysilane (TEOS) or tetramethylcyclotetroxysilane (TMCTS) results in surprisingly enhanced silicon dioxide deposition rates. The oxide deposited using this process also has the capabil ...


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Paul V Broekhoven, Daniel Fitzmartin, Paul Blasche, Duncan B Cox Jr, Triveni Upadhyay: Precorrelation digital spread spectrum receiver. The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Lahive & Cockfield, January 16, 1990: US04894842 (198 worldwide citation)

A precorrelation digital spread spectrum receiver includes a signal converter for amplifying and directly converting RF band spread spectrum signals received by an antenna to a digitized baseband signal comprising a sequence of N-bit quantized baseband values. The baseband signal is a linear composi ...



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