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Israel W P Obel, Ivan Bourgeois: Implantable electrical nerve stimulator/pacemaker with ischemia for decreasing cardiac workload. Medtronic, John A Rissman, Harold R Patton, April 6, 1993: US05199428 (721 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for stimulating the right and/or left carotid sinus nerves or the right stellate ganglion or the epidural space at about T.sub.2 with continuous and/or phasic electrical pulses in response to detected myocardial ischemia to decrease cardiac workload as a method to protect the ...


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Stephen N Cozzette, Graham Davis, Jeanne A Itak, Imants R Lauks, Randall M Mier, Sylvia Piznik, Nicolaas Smit, Susan J Steiner, Paul Van Der Werf, Henry J Wieck: Wholly microfabricated biosensors and process for the manufacture and use thereof. I Stat Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, April 6, 1993: US05200051 (619 worldwide citation)

An efficient method for the microfabrication of electronic devices which have been adapted for the analyses of biologically significant analyte species is described. The techniques of the present invention allow for close control over the dimensional features of the various components and layers est ...


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David W Deaton, Rodney G Gabriel: Method and system for building a database and performing marketing based upon prior shopping history. Credit Verification Corporation, Baker & Botts, April 6, 1993: US05201010 (402 worldwide citation)

A method and system is disclosed for performing targeted marketing on infrequent shoppers. A check reader is provided for automatically reading the MICR code of a plurality of checks drawn on a plurality of different banking institutions. Circuitry detects the customer's checking account number in t ...


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Kenneth A Bronfin, Stephen M Mahrer, W Robin Wilson, Francis A Davenport: Arrangement for and method of processing data, especially for identifying and verifying airing of television broadcast programs. National Broadcasting Company, Rosenman & Colin, April 6, 1993: US05200822 (392 worldwide citation)

Data are added invisibly to the active video component of a television signal by a modulated carrier. The data, upon recovery, may be used for numerous purposes, including network signaling, data transmission, program identification, remote machine control, broadcast verification, and signal quality ...


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Stephen Gross, Robert D Norman: Device and method for defect handling in semi-conductor memory. SunDisk Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue, April 6, 1993: US05200959 (372 worldwide citation)

A solid-state memory array such as an electrically erasable programmable read only memory (EEprom) or Flash EEprom array is used to store sequential data in a prescribed order. The memory includes a first information list containing addresses and defect types of previously detected defects. The defe ...


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Paul T Lin, Michael B McShane, Sugio Uchida, Takehi Sato: Method of attaching conductive traces to an encapsulated semiconductor die using a removable transfer film. Motorola, Jasper W Dockrey, April 6, 1993: US05200362 (295 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device and a method for its fabrication are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, a pattern of conductive traces is formed on a film of transfer material. A semiconductor device die is interconnected to the pattern of conductive traces and a resin body is formed around the die, one s ...


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Colin E Sullivan, Christopher Lynch: Device for monitoring breathing during sleep and control of CPAP treatment that is patient controlled. Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, April 6, 1993: US05199424 (250 worldwide citation)

A CPAP apparatus including: a variable pressured air source and means to vary the air pressure delivered therefrom; a nose piece for sealed air communication with a patient's respiratory system; an air communication line from the air source to the nose piece; a sound transducer adapted to be in soun ...


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Alvydas P Karasa: Terminal cover for a battery pack. Black & Decker, Dennis A Dearing, John D Del Ponti, Charles E Yocum, April 6, 1993: US05200280 (247 worldwide citation)

An enclosure 12 for a disposable battery pack 10 for a cordless power tool consists of a pair of end caps 26, 28 retained on the opposite ends of the pack by a central sleeve 30 of adhesive tape. The end caps are of unitary construction, formed from thin plastic sheet, and include raised terminal co ...


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Alexander H Frey Jr, Richard C Mosteller, Joel M Gould, Noah R Mendelsohn, James Perchik: Data processing method for file status recovery includes providing a log file of atomic transactions that may span both volatile and non volatile memory. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, April 6, 1993: US05201044 (232 worldwide citation)

A data processing system includes both volatile and nonvolatile memories, user-inaccessible file control software and performs a method for recovering from a malfunction occurring during a file transaction that prevents accomplished microscopic transactions from being lost. The method comprises the ...



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