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Garo Khanarian, Robert Norwood, James Sounik, Jacquelyn Popolo, Steve Meyer: Waveguide device and method for phase matched second harmonic generation. Hoechst Celanese, Palaiyur S Kalyanaraman, June 29, 1993: US05224196 (9 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment this invention provides a frequency doubling optical waveguide consisting of a substrate-supported polymeric thin film waveguiding layer, in combination with one or more polymeric cladding layers. The waveguiding layer comprises moieties which exhibit nonlinear optical properties a ...

Robert C Ladner, Sonia K Guterman, Bruce L Roberts, William Markland, Arthur C Ley, Rachel B Kent: Directed evolution of novel binding proteins. Protein Engineering, Iver P Cooper, June 29, 1993: US05223409 (1659 worldwide citation)

In order to obtain a novel binding protein against a chosen target, DNA molecules, each encoding a protein comprising one of a family of similar potential binding domains and a structural signal calling for the display of the protein on the outer surface of a chosen bacterial cell, bacterial spore o ...

John P Mansell, William M Riley: Vehicle tracking and security system. Auto Trac, Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, June 29, 1993: US05223844 (1227 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a vehicle tracking and security system which allows immediate response in case of vehicle theft, an accident, vehicle breakdown, or other emergency. Guardian and tracking functions are provided through Mobile Units installed in hidden locations in vehicles to be monito ...

Hugo J Strubbe: System and method for automatically correlating user preferences with a T.V. program information database. North American Philips Corporation, Michael E Marion, June 29, 1993: US05223924 (744 worldwide citation)

A user interface which can access downloaded TV program information, which can be continually updated and provided either "over the air", over cable or satellite transmission paths or other "fast data" paths, and automatically correlate this information with the preferences of the user, to create an ...

Ronald J Brinkerhoff, Mark S Zeiner, Michael B Miller, James A Transue: Pull-through circular anastomosic intraluminal stapler with absorbable fastener means. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, June 29, 1993: US05222963 (571 worldwide citation)

A mechanism which is capable of anastomosis of two lumens by an absorbable fastener. The fastener is made from two washer-like plates. One such plate has holes to receive latching prongs protruding from the other plate. Fastening is done through a single linear motion that causes the prongs to pierc ...

Kenneth Kensey, John Nash, Douglas Evans: Hemostatic puncture closure system and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, June 29, 1993: US05222974 (561 worldwide citation)

A system, a closure, and method of sealing a percutaneous puncture in an artery. The system includes a conventional introducer sheath, a hemostatic puncture closure, and an instrument for deploying the closure. The instrument includes a tubular carrier storing the closure. The carrier has a distally ...

InBae Yoon: Suture devices particularly useful in endoscopic surgery. June 29, 1993: US05222976 (467 worldwide citation)

Suture devices, particularly useful in endoscopic surgery, include a suture device made of bioabsorbable material having an elongate body member with a sharp distal end for penetrating tissue and means for locking the suture device in tissue to prevent forward and rearward movement and a suture devi ...

Lawrence Crainich: Surgical staples. Bachman & LaPointe, June 29, 1993: US05222975 (442 worldwide citation)

Surgical staples with an improved configuration including a humpbacked configuration providing significant advantages for stacking and staple rotation.

Lloyd Willard, Dale F Schmaltz: Temporary stent and methods for use and manufacture. Scimed Life Systems, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 29, 1993: US05222971 (377 worldwide citation)

A temporary stent for supporting a region of a vessel in a body comprising a stent portion and an actuator portion and methods for the use and manufacture thereof. The stent portion is comprised of an elongate perfusable vessel supporting portion adapted to be configurable between a reduced size for ...

George S Allen, Robert J Maciunas, John M Fitzpatrick, Venkateswara R Mandava, Hsuan Chang: Method and apparatus for imaging the anatomy. Kenyon & Kenyon, June 29, 1993: US05222499 (325 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to a fiducial implant for the human body that is detectable by an imaging system. The invention is comprised of a first portion and a second portion. The first portion is configured to be detected by an imaging system when place beneath the skin. The second portion is ...