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Kuypers Martinus Henricus, Steeghs Gerardus Fransiscus Jo: Process and sensor for measuring the glucose content of glucosecontaining fluids.. Draeger Nederland, November 14, 1990: EP0396788-A1 (479 worldwide citation)

The process for measuring the glucose content of glucose-containing liquid media, in particular, for the in vivo measurement of the glucose content of blood, is based on the principle of a catalytic reaction in immobilized glucose oxidase in the area of the working electrode (5) of an electro-chemic ...


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Kaplan Donald S, Kennedy John, Muth Ross R: Synthetic semiabsorbable yarn, fabric and tubular prosthesis.. United States Surgical, November 14, 1990: EP0397500-A2 (134 worldwide citation)

A composite yarn (10) possessing a nonabsorbable, elastic core yarn component (12) and an absorbable, relatively inelastic sheath yarn component (14) is employed in the manufacture of a porous tubular prosthesis (40) useful, e.g. in vascular reconstruction.


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Broer Dirk Jan, Van Der Veen Jan: Method of manufacturing a polarisation filter, a polarisation filter thus obtained and a display having such a polarisation filter.. Philips, November 14, 1990: EP0397263-A1 (81 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing a polarisation filter, in which a mixture (2) of a liquid crystalline diacrylate monomer or dimethacrylate monomer and a dichroic colorant is provided on a substrate (1), oriented and polymerised by exposing it to radiation, as well as a polarisation filter which is manufac ...


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Isono Keinosuke: Method for preventing the unauthorized/illegal use of card-type information medium.. Shinsozai Sogo Kenkyusho, Dac, Nihon Card Transfer, November 14, 1990: EP0397512-A2 (62 worldwide citation)

Discrete identification data is registered in a card-type information medium, and stored in advance in a host computer connected with a reader/writer of said medium, for processing data in accordance with an object of said medium. When the medium is used, the data including said identification data ...


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Gold Nathan, Opsal Jon, Willenborg David L, Rosencwaig Allan: Method and apparatus for measuring thickness of thin films.. Therma Wave, November 14, 1990: EP0397388-A2 (60 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (20) for measuring the thickness of a thin film layer (32) on substrate (28) includes a probe beam of radiation (24) focused substantially normal to the surface of the sample using a high numerical aperture lens (30). The high numerical aperture lens (30) provides a large spread of angl ...


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Ikeda Yoshinori C O Canon Kabu, Ichikawa Hiroyuki C O Canon Ka, Kurita Mitsuru C O Canon Kabus, Suzuki Yasumichi C O Canon Kab, Kitamura Toshiyuki C O Canon K: Image processing apparatus.. Canon, November 14, 1990: EP0397428-A2 (59 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus includes a synthesizing unit for synthesizing a color image and a binary image, a processing unit for performing multigradation processing of the color image and high-resolution processing of the binary image, and a control unit for controlling the processing unit to pr ...


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Nagata Atsushi, Takahashi Kenichi, Takeguchi Nobuyasu: Moving image signal encoding- and decoding apparatus.. Matsushita Electric, November 14, 1990: EP0397402-A2 (59 worldwide citation)

A moving image signal encoding apparatus comprises a frame decimating circuit for extracting encoded frames from an input moving image signal at specified intervals, a frame interpolating circuit for obtaining an interpolated frame between the encoded frames, and a circuit for obtaining an error for ...


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Hattori Iwakazu Japan Syntheti, Oshima Noboru Japan Synthetic, Shibata Toru Japan Synthetic R, Takeuchi Yasuo Japan Synthetic: Hydrogenated block copolymer and composition thereof.. Japan Synthetic Rubber, November 14, 1990: EP0396780-A1 (50 worldwide citation)

A hydrogenated block copolymer of no. average mol.wt. 40,000-700,000 is obtd. by hydrogenating a block copolymer (I) or (II) so that at least 80% of the olefinically unsatd. bonds of the block copolymer are hydrogenated. (I) has at least one polymer block A 90 wt.% of which is composed of a vinyl ar ...


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Latimer Margaret Gwyn, Matthews Billie Jean, Shershin Ann Marie: Absorbent material.. Kimberly Clark Co, November 14, 1990: EP0397110-A2 (40 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article includes a retention portion for storing absorbed liquids, and a distinctive surge management portion. The surge management portion, which has a selected basis weight, is constructed to rapidly uptake and temporarily hold at least three (3) successive surges of liquid directed i ...


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Pall David Boris, Gsell Thomas Charles: Device and method for depletion of the leucocyte content of blood and blood components.. Pall, November 14, 1990: EP0397403-A1 (40 worldwide citation)

A high efficiency leucocyte-depletion filter for use with packed red cell concentrate derived from freshly drawn blood comprises a fibrous filter medium with a pore size of from 0.5 to less than 4 mu m and a CWST of from 55 to 80. The filter is preferably used in conjunction with a gel prefilter and ...