Charles E Benedict, Thomas B Middlebrooks, Robert G Stampfli, Victor C Cordiano, Charles W Belt, Jay S Tiedeberg: Adjustable showerhead assemblies. Benedict Engineering Company, Dowell & Dowell, March 15, 1994: US05294054 (93 worldwide citation)

Multi-functional showerheads which include a central water supply shaft along which an outer housing is selectively adjustable so that the showerheads are operable in a first mode wherein the housing rotates to provide a massage action and in a second mode to provide a fixed or rotary shower spray.

Clyde A Willis, Jerry K Lingafelter: Automatic sequencing system for earth drilling machine. W N Apache Corporation, Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 15, 1994: US05294228 (93 worldwide citation)

An earth drilling machine of the type having a boom mounted adjacent a mast to move a tubular between a lower, horizontal boom position and an upper, vertical boom position also includes a lifter configured to move a length of downhole tubular between a lower lifter position aligned with a tubular s ...

Peter S Melendy, Dennis J Fitzmeyer: Adhesive composition with decorative glitter. Dickinson Wright Moon Van Dusen & Freeman, March 15, 1994: US05294657 (91 worldwide citation)

A hot melt adhesive composition includes decorative polyester glitter flakes. The compositions are designed for use at temperatures low enough that degradation of the glitter is avoided.

Seiichiro Kawamura: Method for fabricating an SOI device in alignment with a device region formed in a semiconductor substrate. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, March 15, 1994: US05294556 (91 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a semiconductor-on-insulator device comprises the steps of forming a first alignment mark on a semiconductor substrate at a first reference position, forming a diffusion region in the semiconductor substrate at a position defined with respect to the first alignment mark according ...

Vivek K Wadhwa, Faraz Ataie, Vincent P Aubrun, Leonid Erlikh, Michael Fischer, Michael Fochler, Craig B Hayman, Daniel Hildebrand, James Hughes, Jeffrey L Lambert, Douglas E Lee, Nicholas R Lim, Rajan S Modi, Richard W Mosebach, Joel M Moskowitz, Tayo Olowu, Elaine C Power, Norman Shing: Computer-aided software engineering facility. Seer Technologies, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 15, 1994: US05295222 (90 worldwide citation)

A computer-aided software engineering facility and method for creating computer source code and executable computer programs that are distributable across multiple hardware environments or platforms. An object oriented modeling system is linked with modules of a computer programming language and oth ...

Takashi Aoyama, Kazuhiro Ogawa, Yasuhiro Mochizuki, Naohiro Momma, Katsuhisa Usami: Thin film semiconductor device having inverted stagger structure, and device having such semiconductor device. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, March 15, 1994: US05294811 (90 worldwide citation)

TFTs with an inverted stagger structure are fabricated according to the invention as follows; a glass substrate after depositing amorphous silicon (a-Si) thereupon is transferred to a laser annealing chamber which is kept in non-oxidation ambient and provided with a sample holder and a substrate hea ...

Kazuhiko Hashimoto, Masataka Matsui, Syoichi Asoh: Semiconductor device having identification region for carrying out failure analysis. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, March 15, 1994: US05294812 (89 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device capable of performing a failure analysis includes a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of circuit elements, and an identification region provided above the semiconductor substrate so as to record identification information such as position information within wafers, in ...

Lawrence Dworsky, Luke C Bor Mang: Wide bandwidth bandpass filter comprising parallel connected piezoelectric resonators. Motorola, Robert F Hightower, Joe E Barbee, March 15, 1994: US05294898 (89 worldwide citation)

A plurality of piezoelectric resonators (10,32,37,57,62,66,79,88,93) are utilized to form a bandpass filter (31,56,78). The resonators (10,32,37,57,62,66,79,88,93) are connected in parallel to form a plurality of parallel paths between an input (43,73,81) and an output (47,74,82) of the filter (31,5 ...

Amnon M Salomon, Anthony M Faust: Method and apparatus for providing dual language captioning of a television program. National Captioning Institute, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, March 15, 1994: US05294982 (89 worldwide citation)

A method of decoding data for a language having the Roman alphabet or a language having a syllabic alphabet from a composite video signal comprises the steps of receiving the data in the form of data packets and determining from bit values stored at particular bit positions whether the data is contr ...

Roland A Mentessi, Allen J Boris, Neal J Curran: Attended to self propelled convertible pivoting wheelchair. Invacare Corporation, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, March 15, 1994: US05294141 (88 worldwide citation)

A convertible wheelchair permits change over from an attended wheelchair arrangement to a self propelled wheelchair arrangement. The wheelchair accommodates both lateral and longitudinal dimensional changes. Further, the seat can pivot relative to the frame, as well as permitting a seat back to tilt ...