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Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Thomas A Gregg, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos: Apparatus for decoding frames from a data link. International Business Machines Corporation, Floyd A Gonzalez, June 18, 1991: US05025458 (34 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for decoding frames from a data link including a multiple entry expect/mask buffer an input for receiving multiple character frames, a comparator for comparing characters received from the data link with expected characters in the expect/mask buffer as masked by a mask also in the expec ...


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James F Burton, Daniel L Henke: System and method for administration of incentive award program through use of credit. Meridian Enterprises, Armstrong Teasdale Schlafly Davis & Dicus, June 18, 1991: US05025372 (658 worldwide citation)

Computer data processing, programming and printing for an improved incentive award program which allocates monetary amounts available for expenditure through credit instruments issued to program participants when the participants perform to a designated level of achievement. Participants identifying ...


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William C Tang, Roger T Howe: Laterally driven resonant microstructures. Regents of the University of California, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, June 18, 1991: US05025346 (348 worldwide citation)

A microbridge device for use as a sensor or an actuator is driven parallel to a substrate as a resonant microstructure. The microstructure comprises a stationary thin-film electrode secured to the substrate and located in a plane above it. A movable plate overlaying the substrate is suspended above ...


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George T Keyser Jr, Carl R Fosler, Jeffrey D Johnson: Portable personal-banking system. JML Communications, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, June 18, 1991: US05025373 (280 worldwide citation)

A portable personal banking system comprises a host computer and at least one portable terminal among a variety of terminals including automatic teller machines and personal computers. The portable terminal provides a range of banking services over an automatically dialed-up telephone connection to ...


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Roger Tu, David Chen, Wilfred F Mathewson: Microporous vascular graft. Baxter International, Michael C Schiffer, June 18, 1991: US05024671 (258 worldwide citation)

A vascular graft at least partially formed from porous hollow fibers, with at least some of the porous hollow fibers being located adjacent an inner surface of the vascular graft. The vascular grafts of the invention have a relatively small pore size for promoting tissue growth while inhibiting blee ...


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Marc A Asher, Walter E Strippgen, Charles F Heinig, William Carson: Connector for a corrective device. AcroMed Corporation, Tarolli Sundheim & Covell, June 18, 1991: US05024213 (218 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for connecting a bendable elongate rod with a vertebra. The apparatus comprises a body portion having an opening for receiving the rod. A connector portion is fixed to and extends from the body portion for connecting the body portion with the vertebra. A pair of spaced apart arcuate surfac ...


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Jeffrey L Peters, Jeffrey L Orth: Retrograde perfusion system, components and method. Rocky Mountain Research, Trask Britt & Rossa, June 18, 1991: US05024668 (210 worldwide citation)

A retrograde perfusion system has a catheter and a driver to inject retroperfusate into the coronary sinus. The catheter has a balloon which is inflated and deflated to first occlude and then drain the coronary sinus. During occlusion, retroperfusate is injected under pressure by the driver which al ...


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James J Leary, John R McKenzie: Ultrasonic imaging catheter with guidewire channel. Cardiovascular Imaging Systems, Townsend and Townsend, June 18, 1991: US05024234 (199 worldwide citation)

Intravascular catheters including both a flexible catheter body and a less flexible housing mounted at a distal end of the catheter body are provided with a flexible distal tip, preferably having a conical geometry. Guidewire channel or lumen is formed within the tip, and optionally additional guide ...


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Yeh Ming Hwa: Coaxial cable connector. Asian Pacific Int l Patent and Trademark Office, June 18, 1991: US05024606 (171 worldwide citation)

A coaxial cable connector including a screw threaded tube, a male clamping tube and a female clamping tube. The male clamping tube has a central hole, a rear projection pipe and a clamping portion, whereby an insulating portion of a concentric coaxial cable fits into the projection pipe with an oute ...


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Joseph V DiLullo, Stephan C Schifter, Michael Negin, Kenneth W Paist: System and method for remotely monitoring the connect/disconnect status of a multiple part vehicle. Secura Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, June 18, 1991: US05025253 (167 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for monitoring the status of a multiple part vehicle. An apparatus according to the invention comprises a tag for placement on a second part of the vehicle. The tag communicates a unique ID code to an interface unit on the first part of the vehicle. The interface unit detects ...