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Fred C Thomas, Paul R Johnson: Pneumatic hub locking device for etching optical servo tracks on magnetic disks. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, June 21, 1994: US05322987 (21 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for etching optical servo tracks on a magnetic storage disk comprises optics for generating a beam of light for etching the servo tracks and a spindle for rotating the disk in proximity to the optics. The device further comprises a center pin at the center of rotation of the spindle and ...


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Douglas J Allen, Kirk W Johnson, Robert S Nevin: Hydrophilic polyurethane membranes for electrochemical glucose sensors. Eli Lilly and Company, Woodward Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, June 21, 1994: US05322063 (754 worldwide citation)

Homogeneous membranes permeable to oxygen and glucose composed of hydrophilic polyurethanes that are capable of absorbing from 10 to 50% of their dry weight of water. Variations in the composition of the hydrophilic polyurethanes make possible the fabrication of membranes in which the ratios of the ...


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Thomas W Davison, Stephen DiMatteo, Paul Smith, Gary Whipple: Clamp coagulator/cutting system for ultrasonic surgical instruments. Ultracision, Nixon & Vanderhye, June 21, 1994: US05322055 (378 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical apparatus includes a surgical instrument having a handpiece with a transducer for converting an electrical signal into longitudinal vibratory motion of a blade connected to the handpiece and an accessory releasably connected to the handpiece to enable clamping of tissue agains ...


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K Tysen Mueller, Peter V W Loomis, Rudolph M Kalafus, Leonid Sheynblat: Networked differential GPS system. Trimble Navigation, Thomas E Schatzel, June 21, 1994: US05323322 (309 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the present invention relates to a worldwide network of differential GPS reference stations (NDGPS) that continually track the entire GPS satellite constellation and provide interpolations of reference station corrections tailored for particular user locations between the reference ...


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Jeffrey B Sampsell, James M Florence: Spatial light modulator based optical calibration system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, June 21, 1994: US05323002 (276 worldwide citation)

A method and system for calibration of optical systems is disclosed. The system consists of a reference source (12), a spatial light modulator (26) for transmitting the reference source signal through non-imaging optics (30) and into the input of an optical system (36). The output of the optical sys ...


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Rich Fogal, Michael B Ball: Multichip module having a stacked chip arrangement. Micron Semiconductor, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin, June 21, 1994: US05323060 (270 worldwide citation)

A multichip module includes: a) a multichip module substrate; b) a first chip, the first chip having opposed base and bonding faces, the base face being adhered to the multichip module substrate, the first chip bonding face including a central area and a plurality of bonding pads peripheral to the c ...


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Hiroshi Matsumoto: Active matrix liquid crystal display having a peripheral driving circuit element. Casio Computer, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, June 21, 1994: US05323042 (262 worldwide citation)

In the case of an LDD-structure thin film transistor, an on-current becomes large as impurity concentration of low level impurity source and drain regions is increased. Then, when the impurity concentration is increased to a first impurity concentration, the on-current reaches to a substantially max ...


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Ingemar H Lundquist: Torquable catheter and method. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 21, 1994: US05322064 (261 worldwide citation)

Catheter having a high torque capability adapted to be inserted into and through a lumen of a blood vessel comprising a flexible elongate tubular shaft having proximal and distal extremities. The shaft is comprised of a torque tube extending substantially the entire length of the shaft. The torque t ...


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Toshio Amano, Mitsumasa Saitoh: Television receiver that automatically keeps track of favorite channels to facilitate tuning. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Jay H Maioli, June 21, 1994: US05323240 (222 worldwide citation)

A TV receiver has a tuner and a controller for controlling a tuning operation of the tuner. The controller includes a calculation unit for effecting a calculation of preferred stations using as parameters tuned channels and the times for which the channels are selected. A tuning frequency arrangemen ...


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Kenneth W Krause, Richard Crowell, Philip B Sample: Surgical instrument. Smith & Nephew Dyonics, Fish & Richardson, June 21, 1994: US05322505 (214 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument that includes a rigid outer member within which is disposed a hollow inner member having rigid proximal and distal ends and a region disposed between the rigid proximal and distal ends that is relieved to render such region relatively flexible. The flexible region is integral w ...



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