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Syde A Taheri: Intravascular stapler, and method of operating same. Sommer Oliverio & Sommer, August 27, 1991: US05042707 (839 worldwide citation)

An articulatable stapler (20) is arranged in the form of an elongated catheter having a plurality of segments (25,26,28) mounted on one end of a catheter main body (24). A stylet (64) is slidably received within the catheter main body and two intermediate segments, and may be selectively moved to ar ...


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Ralph D Darnell, Claude C Douglas: Cellular position locating system. CAE Link Corporation, Malin Haley McHale Dimaggio & Crosby, August 27, 1991: US05043736 (784 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises a portable locating unit useful both as a cellular telephone and portable global positioning system that provides latitude and longitude information remotely to a base unit display. The system includes a small hand held receiver that receives signals from a satellite global p ...


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Eliyahou Harari: Flash EEPROM memory systems having multistate storage cells. Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue, August 27, 1991: US05043940 (490 worldwide citation)

A memory system made up of electrically programmable read only memory (EPROM) or flash electrically erasable and programmable read only memory (EEPROM) cells. An intelligent programming technique allows each memory cell to store more than the usual one bit of information. An intelligent erase algori ...


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Manfred Pfeiler, Helmut Ermert: Catheter locatable with non-ionizing field and method for locating same. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, August 27, 1991: US05042486 (389 worldwide citation)

A catheter locatable with a non-ionizing field, such as an electromagnetic or acoustic field, has a transmitting or receiving antenna for the relevant field at its tip. Receiving or transmitting antennas for the non-ionizing field are attached to a patient in which the catheter is disposed. A receiv ...


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Van Meurs Peter, de Rouffignac Eric Pierre, Vinegar Harold Jay, Lucid Michael Francis: Chauffage par conductivite dun gisement de schiste bitumineux pour promouvoir la permeabilite et lextraction subsequente du petrole, Conductively heating a subterranean oil shale to create permeabilityand subsequently produce oil. Shell Canada, SMART & BIGGAR, August 27, 1991: CA1288043 (316 worldwide citation)

A B S T R A C T CONDUCTIVELY HEATING A SUBTERRANEAN OIL SHALE TO CREATE PERMEABILITY AND SUBSEQUENTLY PRODUCE OIL Shale oil is subsequently produced from a subterraneaninterval of oil shale, where the interval is initiallysubstantially impermeable and contains a specified grade andthickness of oil s ...


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Joseph J Richardson: Computerized gaming device. Moore & Hansen, August 27, 1991: US05042809 (264 worldwide citation)

A computerized gaming device and method of playing casino-type games of chance wherein a player chooses a game to play from a plurality of games displayed on a video screen. Each game has a finite number of chances per deal and a video display of the chances of winning when a deal is new, the percen ...


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Gregory J May: Paging accessory for portable information/computing devices. Hewlett Packard Company, August 27, 1991: US05043721 (255 worldwide citation)

A paging accessory (10) for portable computing devices (12) such as calculators, electronic notebooks, calendars or the like. The paging accessory (10) includes a board (14) on which are mounted a receiver (32) for receiving page signals and a microprocessor (34) for identifying and decoding a page ...


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Nathan Gold, David L Willenborg, Jon Opsal, Allan Rosencwaig: High resolution ellipsometric apparatus. Therma Wave, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, August 27, 1991: US05042951 (254 worldwide citation)

In an ellipsometric apparatus, a laser is provided for generating a probe beam. The probe beam is passed through a polarization section to give the beam a known polarization state. The probe beam is then tightly focused with a high numerical aperture lens onto the surface of the sample. The polariza ...


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Jurgen Harms, Lutz Biedermann: Positioning device. Donald Brown, August 27, 1991: US05042982 (247 worldwide citation)

A positioning means for stabilizing segments of the spinal column or dummies between two such segments has a simple design and allows a certain alignment of the connecting rods to be connected thereto. To this end a positioning screw (1) is provided which comprises a threaded shaft part (2) and a re ...


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Marion F Rudy: Load carrying cushioning device with improved barrier material for control of diffusion pumping. Robert C Bogert, Beehler & Pavitt, August 27, 1991: US05042176 (239 worldwide citation)

A product in the form of a cushioning device made from thermoplastic film containing crystalline material inflated to a relatively high pressure and sealed at the time of manufacture. The product maintains the internal inflatant pressure for long periods of time by employing a form of the diffusion ...



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