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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...