Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry: Apparatus and method for forming foam cushions for packaging purposes. Sealed Air Corporation, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, July 3, 1990: US04938007 (26 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method of protectively packaging one or more articles in a container utilizing a foam cushion as a protective medium for the article or articles within the container. The method comprises providing a foam cushion forming station wherein cushions are successively formed from plasti ...

Richard L Dunn, James P English, Donald R Cowsar, David P Vanderbilt: Biodegradable in-situ forming implants and methods of producing the same. Needle & Rosenberg, July 3, 1990: US04938763 (502 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable polymer is provided for use in providing syringeable, in-situ forming, solid biodegradable implants for animals. The polymer is placed into the animal in liquid form and cures to form the implant in-situ. A thermoplastic system to form said implant comprises the steps of dissolving a ...

Frieder H Ensslin: Bipolar electrosurgical forceps. MDT Corporation, Trask Britt & Rossa, July 3, 1990: US04938761 (379 worldwide citation)

A bioplar electrosurgical forceps carries a thermocouple junction at the distal end of each of two mutually opposed prongs. The junctions are formed by welding a constantan wire directly to the ferrous metal prongs, thereby avoiding the need for electrical isolation.

David E Goodman, Jessica A Warring, Paul D Mannheimer: Perinatal pulse oximetry sensor. Nellcor Incorporated, Mark D Rowland, July 3, 1990: US04938218 (370 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for use in measuring fetal blood flow characteristics. The apparatus includes a non-invasive pulse oximetry probe that is inserted into the uterus between the fetus and the uterine wall. The probe is deformable and is positively attached to the fetal tissue surface using a vacuum pump w ...

James Bedi, Bela Vincze, Jess Deniega, Dale Schulze, William Fox, Jack Pedlick: Surgical stapler safety and sequencing mechanisms. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, W Brinton Yorks Jr, July 3, 1990: US04938408 (366 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument is provided having safety and sequencing features to mandate proper operation of the instrument during surgical clamping and stapling of tissue. The instrument is powered by pressurized gas, and includes a manual control for supplying gas to a clamping mechanism in the ...

Frank W Wogoman: Electrode for electrochemical sensors. Miles, Roger N Coe, July 3, 1990: US04938860 (363 worldwide citation)

A disposable, inexpensive electrode for an electrochemical sensor includes a laminated anode and a laminated cathode. The anode is a film substrate with anodic material such as platinum deposited on the substrate. The cathode is also a film substrate with cathodic material such as silver deposited o ...

Takashi Kato, Masao Taguchi: Three-dimensional integrated circuit and manufacturing method thereof. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, July 3, 1990: US04939568 (332 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a three-dimensional stacked IC and a method for forming a three-dimensional stacked IC on a base plate. The three-dimensional stacked IC includes a unit semiconductor IC, which has constituent ICs formed on either one surface or on both surfaces of a substrate. I ...

Richard F Borch, Therese K Schmalbach: Treatment of damaged bone marrow and dosage units therefor. University of New York, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, July 3, 1990: US04938949 (313 worldwide citation)

Various types of biological treatments, including antineoplastic treatments with antineoplastic drugs, can result in damage to the blood-forming function of the bone marrow. This damage can be reversed, at least to some degree, with an effective amount (preferably an extremely low dose) of a pharmac ...

Paul T Van Gompel, Jody D Suprise, Robert J Schleinz: Kimberly Clark Corporation, Douglas L Miller, July 3, 1990: US04938753 (280 worldwide citation)

A seam construction for an absorbent article comprises a layered composite portion of the absorbent article including a liquid pervious liner, a liquid impervious outer cover, and an absorbent medium therebetween. A pair of stretchable members are joined to the layered composite portion between resp ...

Edward H Adelson: Digital signal encoding and decoding apparatus. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Peter M Emanuel, Thomas F Lenihan, July 3, 1990: US04939515 (276 worldwide citation)

Digital data is conveyed along with the analog signal by selectively quantizing the analog signal in response to the level of each of the digital bits to be sent. By determining which quantization function was used, a decoder may recover the embedded digital data.