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Michael C Pirrung, J Leighton Read, Stephen P A Fodor, Lubert Stryer: Large scale photolithographic solid phase synthesis of polypeptides and receptor binding screening thereof. Affymax Technologies, Kenneth J Nussbacher, Kevin R Kaster, Vern Norviel, September 1, 1992: US05143854 (1389 worldwide citation)

Polypeptide arrays can be synthesized on a substrate by attaching photoremovable groups to the surface of a substrate, exposing selected regions of the substrate to light to activate those regions, attaching an amino acid monomer with a photoremovable group to the activated regions, and repeating th ...


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George S Allen, Robert L Galloway Jr, Robert J Maciunas, Charles A Edwards II, Martin R Zink: Interactive image-guided surgical system. Kenyon & Kenyon, September 1, 1992: US05142930 (383 worldwide citation)

An interactive system for guiding the use of a surgical tool uses at least one imaging technique, such as CT scanning. A mechanical arm has a fixed base at a first end and a tool holder that holds the surgical tool at a second end. A display displays one or more images from the image space of a pati ...


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Gerald M Weber, James W Richardson: Method for sequentially stretching zero strain stretch laminate web to impart elasticity thereto without rupturing the web. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, Thomas H O Flaherty, Richard C Witte, September 1, 1992: US05143679 (339 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus for incrementally stretching "zero strain" stretch laminate webs to impart elasticity thereto in the direction of stretching, at least up to the point of initial stretching. The "zero strain" stretch laminate material is formed of at least two plies of material which ...


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Rafael C Camarota, Frederick C Furtek, Walford W Ho, Edward H Browder: Programmable logic cell and array. Concurrent Logic, Pennie & Edmonds, September 1, 1992: US05144166 (334 worldwide citation)

A programmable logic array comprising cells and a bus network in which the cells are arranged in a two-dimensional matrix of rows and columns and are interconnected by the bus network. The cells are also interconnected by a two-dimensional array of direct connections between a cell and its four near ...


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Andre Kudelski, Laurent Laffely, Marco Sasselli: Method of interactive communication between a subscriber and a decoder of a system of pay-television and decoder thereof. Kudelski Fabrique d Engregistreurs Nagra, Marks & Murase, September 1, 1992: US05144663 (303 worldwide citation)

A decoder comprising a microprocessor connected to a receiver of data of teletext and to a text generator for displaying information on the screen of a television receiver. Further, a CPTV-card (card pay-television) is associated with the microprocessor, this card managing the credit necessary for t ...


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Donald G Fellner: Method of removing adipose tissue from the body. Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, September 1, 1992: US05143063 (280 worldwide citation)

Electromedical apparatus is employed to non-invasively remove adipose tissue from the body by causing necrosis thereof by localizing (e.g., focusing) radiant energy. The radiant energy may be of any suitable kind, for example, localized radio frequency, microwave or ultrasound energy, which is impin ...


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Israel A Moya, Philip A Studer: Flexible robotic arm. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, R Dennis Marchant, Guy M Miller, Paul S Clohan Jr, September 1, 1992: US05142932 (231 worldwide citation)

A plurality of identical modules are serially connected together with each module including a base plate and a top plate interconnected by a universal joint assembly so that the top plate is adapted to pivotally nutate around the base plate to describe a cone in space. An array of twenty-four electr ...


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Brad L Smith, G Paull Torrence, Adolfo Aguilo, James S Alder: Methanol carbonylation process. Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Donald R Cassady, September 1, 1992: US05144068 (230 worldwide citation)

An alcohol such as methanol is reacted with carbon monoxide in a liquid reaction medium containing a rhodium catalyst stabilized with an iodide salt, especially lithium iodide, along with alkyl iodide such as methyl iodide and alkyl acetate such as methyl acetate in specified proportions. With a fin ...


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Grigore C Burdea, Jiachen Zhuang: Actuator system for providing force feedback to a dextrous master glove. Rutgers University, Mathews Woodbridge & Collins, September 1, 1992: US05143505 (202 worldwide citation)

An actuator system provides force feedback to a dextrous master glove. A first, second and third digit support are connectable by hook and loop fasteners to the thumb, index and middle digits of the glove, respectively. First, second and third actuators comprising pneumatic cylinders extend between ...


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J T Lin: Multiwavelength solid state laser using frequency conversion techniques. JTT International, William M Hobby III, September 1, 1992: US05144630 (195 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus are disclosed for producing multiwavelength coherent radiations ranging from deep-ultraviolet to mid-infrared. The basic laser is a pulsed Nd:YAG or Nd:YLF laser which is frequency converted by a set of novel nonlinear crystals including D-CDA, LBO, BBO, KTP, and KNbO.sub.3, ...