Roger A Stern: Endometrial ablation apparatus and method. Vesta Medical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, January 11, 1994: US05277201 (825 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation method comprising passing sufficient RF current having a frequency of from 250 kHz to about 100 MHz through substantially the entire surface of the endometrium to heat the endometrium, in a single operation, to a temperature within the range of from 45.degree. C. to 90.degree ...

Shih Yaw Lai, John R Wilson, George W Knight, James C Stevens: Elastic substantialy linear olefin polymers. The Dow Chemical Company, Stephen P Krupp, L Wayne White, January 11, 1994: US05278272 (784 worldwide citation)

Elastic substantially linear olefin polymers are disclosed which have very good processability, including processing indices (PI's) less than or equal to 70 percent of those of a comparative linear olefin polymer and a critical shear rate at onset of surface melt fracture of at least 50 percent grea ...

Trung T Doan, Gurtej S Sandhu: Chemical vapor deposition technique for depositing titanium silicide on semiconductor wafers. Micron Technology, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin, January 11, 1994: US05278100 (515 worldwide citation)

A method of providing a conformal layer of TiSi.sub.x atop a semiconductor wafer within a chemical vapor deposition reactor includes the following steps: a) positioning a wafer within the reactor; b) injecting selected quantities of gaseous Ti(NR.sub.2).sub.4 precursor, gaseous silane and a carrier ...

Jan O Pedersen, Per Kristian Halvorsen, Douglass R Cutting, John W Tukey, Eric A Bier, Daniel G Bobrow: Iterative technique for phrase query formation and an information retrieval system employing same. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, January 11, 1994: US05278980 (435 worldwide citation)

An information retrieval system and method are provided in which an operator inputs one or more query words which are used to determine a search key for searching through a corpus of documents, and which returns any matches between the search key and the corpus of documents as a phrase containing th ...

Paul M Urbanus, Jeffrey B Sampsell: DMD architecture and timing for use in a pulse width modulated display system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, January 11, 1994: US05278652 (358 worldwide citation)

It is possible to replace a standard tuning unit in a television with spatial light modulator circuitry to improve the resolution seen by the viewer. The invention herein provides a system architecture, individual parts of the system, and techniques for minimizing the burst data rate while maintaini ...

Bernard Grushkin, Guerino G Sacripante: Toner composition and processes thereof. Xerox Corporation, John L Haack, Eugene O Palazzo, January 11, 1994: US05278020 (309 worldwide citation)

A toner composition and processes for the preparation thereof comprising the steps of: (i) preparing a latex emulsion by agitating in water a mixture of a nonionic surfactant, an anionic surfactant, a first nonpolar olefinic monomer, a second nonpolar diolefinic monomer, a free radical initiator and ...

Alfred H Wilms: Video gaming device utilizing player-activated variable betting. United Gaming, Brown Martin Haller & McClain, January 11, 1994: US05277424 (306 worldwide citation)

Video card gaming devices and their method of use are disclosed. These permit players to use extensive wagering strategies analogous to the wagering available with table card games. The invention permits wagering of many denominations of coins, currency or markers and rapid major changes in the tota ...

Marvin H Caruthers, William S Marshall: Polynucleotide phosphorodithioates. University Patents, Yahwak & Associates, January 11, 1994: US05278302 (269 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to novel oligonucleotides having phosphorodithioate internucleotide linkages which may be used for the treatment of diseases caused by viruses.

Richard D Foster, Ellory K McCaulley: Version management system using pointers shared by a plurality of versions for indicating active lines of a version. International Business Machines, William B Porter, January 11, 1994: US05278979 (269 worldwide citation)

A single entity contains source lines, being operated on by one or more end users. Within the same entity are entity version and level control data. Individual source lines contain version-related identification variables. After each version or level update by a user, a comparison is made between ne ...

Richard L Dunn, James P English, Donald R Cowsar, David P Vanderbilt: Biodegradable in-situ forming implants and methods of producing the same. Atrix Laboratories, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, January 11, 1994: US05278201 (255 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable polymer is provided for use in providing syringeable, in-situ forming, solid biodegradable implants for animals. The polymer is placed into the animal in liquid form and cures to form the implant in-situ. A thermoplastic system to form said implant comprises the steps of dissolving a ...