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Paul J Brown, Matthew J Kalos, Martin W Sachs: Recovery from a possible switching error in a computer I/O system. International Business Machines Corporation, Floyd A Gonzalez, April 27, 1993: US05206860 (8 worldwide citation)

A connection recovery apparatus for placing a dynamic connection of a dynamic switch of a computer I/O system in a known state upon the detection of a possible switching error. The I/O system includes transmitting stations each having a link-level facility attached by a link to a dynamic-switch port ...


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Ronald J Brinkerhoff, Rudolph H Nobis, Helmut Wolf, Federico Bilotti, William Fox, Mark S Zeiner, E David Allen: Surgical anastomosis stapling instrument. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, Charles P Boukus, April 27, 1993: US05205459 (676 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument for performing a circular anastomosis stapling operation is provided. The surgical instrument includes a stapling head assembly mounted by a curved shaft to an actuator handle assembly and incorporates an improved actuator mechanism for transmitting the required operat ...


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Masahiro Hamano: Electronic gaming machine. Takasago Electric, Jordan and Hamburg, April 27, 1993: US05205555 (514 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an electronic gaming machine, in which after a game is executed by betting playing mediums such as tokens, the number of playing mediums to be paid is determined in response to the result of game. The electronic gaming machine includes a plurality of reels, and when ...


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Joylee E Kohler, Eugene P Mathews, Robert D Nalbone, Craig F Palmer: Automatic call distribution based on matching required skills with agents skills. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Michael A Morra, April 27, 1993: US05206903 (501 worldwide citation)

Automatic Call Distribution (ACD) equipment is improved by matching the information needs of an incoming caller with the particular expertise of a telemarketing agent who handles such calls. Each incoming call is assigned up to three prioritized skill numbers that estimate skill requirements of the ...


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Noboru Oyama, Takeshi Shimomura, Shuichiro Yamaguchi: Enzyme sensor and method of manufacturing the same. Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, April 27, 1993: US05205920 (367 worldwide citation)

An enzyme sensor is disclosed, which has a two-layer fixed film structure consisting of a reduction function layer including an electron movement medium and di-valent iron ions and an enzyme-fixed layer covering said reduction function layer, and in which hydrogen peroxide generated through decompos ...


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Moshe Yanai, Natan Vishlitzky, Bruno Alterescu, Daniel Castel: System and method for disk mapping and data retrieval. EMC Corporation, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, April 27, 1993: US05206939 (365 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for disk mapping and data retrieval includes a data storage medium on which has been stored a plurality of data records. Each record includes at least a record identification portion, for uniquely identifying each record from among the plurality of data records. The apparatus ...


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Ernst B Hunziker: Method and compositions for the treatment and repair of defects or lesions in cartilage. Robert F Shaw, James F Haley Jr, Jane A Massaro, April 27, 1993: US05206023 (344 worldwide citation)

Methods and compositions are provided for the treatment and repair of defects or lesions in the cartilage of humans and other animals. The defect or lesion in the cartilage may be first treated with an enzyme to remove proteoglycans from the defect area. To induce cartilage formation, the defect is ...


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Bernard Dieny, Bruce A Gurney, Steven E Lambert, Daniele Mauri, Stuart S P Parkin, Virgil S Speriosu, Dennis R Wilhoit: Magnetoresistive sensor based on the spin valve effect. International Business Machines Corporation, Otto Schmid Jr, Leslie G Murray, April 27, 1993: US05206590 (292 worldwide citation)

A magnetoresistive (MR) sensor comprising a first and a second thin film layer of a magnetic material separated by a thin film layer of a non-magnetic metallic material. The first ferromagnetic layer is magnetically soft. The magnetization direction of the first layer of magnetic material is set sub ...


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Paul M Zavracky, John C C Fan, Robert McClelland, Jeffrey Jacobsen, Brenda Dingle: Liquid crystal display having essentially single crystal transistors pixels and driving circuits. Kopin Corporation, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, April 27, 1993: US05206749 (277 worldwide citation)

A display panel is formed using essentially single crystal thin-film material that is transferred to substrates for display fabrication. Pixel arrays form light valves or switches that can be fabricated with control electronics in the thin-film material prior to transfer. The resulting circuit panel ...


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Francis M Vitagliano, Franco Modigliani: System for enhanced management of pension-backed credit. Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, April 27, 1993: US05206803 (273 worldwide citation)

A data processing pension plan monitor is directed specifically to the management and controlled access of pension-backed credit. This system permits pension plan participants to establish a line of credit (LOC), based on their vested interest in a sponsored pension plan. This LOC is thereafter syst ...



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