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Koichiro Ishiwara, Shinji Hatta, Masashi Abe: Thermotherapeutic apparatus. Olympus Optical, Firishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, April 21, 1992: US05106360 (442 worldwide citation)

A thermotherapeutic apparatus comprises an internal applicator adapted to be inserted into a body cavity of a patient. The internal applicator includes an electrode for warming the tissues of the patient's body with use of an applied voltage, a holding member for holding the electrode, a balloon sur ...


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Pierre A G Lepelletier: Multispeed automatic transmission for automobile vehicles. Young & Thompson, April 21, 1992: US05106352 (322 worldwide citation)

A multispeed automatic transmission for automobile vehicles having parallel input shaft output shaft includes two parallel gearsets and of constant-mesh gearwheels providing two fixed speed ratios. The second speed ratio is higher than the first speed ratio and in same direction. A first power path ...


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Christine K Shewmaker, Jean C Kridl, William R Hiatt, Vic Knauf: Anti-sense regulation of gene expression in plant cells. Calgene, Barbara Rae Venter, Bertram I Rowland, April 21, 1992: US05107065 (310 worldwide citation)

Regulation of expression of genes encoded for in plant cell genomes is achieved by integration of a gene under the transcriptional control of a promoter which is functional in the host and in which the transcribed strand of DNA is complementary to the strand of DNA that is transcribed from the endog ...


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Thomas M Tompkins, Dominic F Presty: Locking mechanism for a surgical fastening apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, April 21, 1992: US05106008 (298 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical stapling apparatus containing a locking mechanism to prevent reactuation of the apparatus, the locking mechanism comprising a resilient clip having a hook which is engagable with a locking notch on the cam bar retainer. The resilient clip is initially held in a non-engagable pos ...


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Luis Hernandez: Microdialysis probe. Europhor, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, April 21, 1992: US05106365 (277 worldwide citation)

A microdialysis probe comprising an outer sleeve containing tubes for delivering and removing dialysis products. The dialysis membrane is directly fixed to the end edge of the outer sleeve by gluing the membrane in such a manner as to avoid extra thickness at the junction between the membrane and th ...


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Donald E Weder: Means for securing a decorative cover about a flower pot. Highland Supply Corporation, Dunlap Codding & Lee, April 21, 1992: US05105599 (276 worldwide citation)

A method for wrapping a flower pot using an upper cover forming device and a lower banding device. The wrapper sheet is placed on the upper supporting surface of the cover forming device, the flower pot is pushed into the opening of the forming device which then forms the wrapper sheet around the fl ...


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Randall B Smith, Carl A Waldspurger: Private regions within a shared workspace. Xerox Corporation, James T Beran, April 21, 1992: US05107443 (273 worldwide citation)

In a shared navigable workspace that is presented at more than one workstation, a region is made private in response to a user request. The user can also indicate the region's level of privacy by indicating levels of access of different users. The private region's contents are displayed only to user ...


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Chong U Lee: Adaptive block size image compression method and system. Qualcomm Incorporated, April 21, 1992: US05107345 (229 worldwide citation)

An image compression system and method for compressing image data for transmission. Each block and corresponding sub-blocks of pixel data is subjected to a discrete cosine transform (DCT) operation. Varying levels of sub-blocks of resulting corresponding transform coefficients are selected for const ...


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Toru Kaga, Yoshifumi Kawamoto, Hideo Sunami: Process for manufacturing vertical dynamic random access memories. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, April 21, 1992: US05106775 (224 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor memory comprises a switching device and a charge-storage device disposed at the upper and lower sides, respectively, of each of semiconductor islands. The islands are formed on a semiconductor substrate that is completely isolated from the semiconductor substrate by an insulator. The ...


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David Volfson, Stephen D Senturia: High-density, multi-level interconnects, flex circuits, and tape for tab. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, April 21, 1992: US05106461 (221 worldwide citation)

A multi-layer interconnect structure of alternating dielectric (e.g., polyimide) and metal (e.g., copper) is built on a substrate supporting a continuous layer of metal. This metal layer is used as an electrode for plating vias through all the dielectric layers. Once the desired number of layers are ...



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