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Michael D Hooven: Endoscopic surgical system with sensing means. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, May 21, 1996: US05518164 (610 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic surgical system which includes an instrument for carrying out a step in the procedure. The instrument is power operated and the system includes sensing elements to control the operation of the instrument.


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Michael D Hooven: Endoscopic surgical system with sensing means. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, May 21, 1996: US05518163 (575 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic surgical system which includes an instrument for carrying out a step in the procedure. The instrument is power operated and the system includes sensing elements to control the operation of the instrument.


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Charles W Chappell, Eugene R Sorensen, Kenneth B Buell, John J Curro, Michele A Mansfield: Web materials exhibiting elastic-like behavior. The Procter & Gamble Company, Kevin C Johnson, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, May 21, 1996: US05518801 (419 worldwide citation)

A web material which exhibits an elastic-like behavior along at least one axis when subjected to an applied and subsequently released elongation. The web material includes a strainable network having at least two visually distinct regions of the same material composition. The first region undergoes ...


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Oscar L Acevedo, Normand Hebert: Pyrrolidine-containing monomers and oligomers. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, May 21, 1996: US05519134 (379 worldwide citation)

Novel pyrrolidine monomers bearing various functional groups are used to prepare oligomeric structures. The pyrrolidine monomers can be joined via standard phosphate linkages including phosphodiester and phosphorothioate linkages. Useful functional groups include nucleobases as well as polar groups, ...


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Robert H Bickley, Leland L Moy, David M Yee, Theodore W Keller, Roy W Sikorski: Global positioning system communications multi-interface. Motorola, Jeffrey D Nehr, May 21, 1996: US05519403 (370 worldwide citation)

A Global Positioning System (GPS) communications includes a GPS receiver for generating position information, a processor coupled to the GPS receiver by a bus, and a communications multi-interface coupled to both the GPS receiver and to the processor by the bus. The processor presents the position i ...


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James A Mawhirt, Catherine M Cimini, Anthony Kuklo: Blood sampling device. International Technidyne, Plevy & Associates, May 21, 1996: US05518006 (339 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling and transferring device including a disposable auto-pricking lancet and a reservoir integrated together for creating a skin incision and collecting a blood sample therefrom in a one-step operation. The reservoir is preferably funnel shaped with a large opening at one end for receivi ...


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Thomas H DiStefano, John W Smith: Microelectronic mounting with multiple lead deformation and bonding. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 21, 1996: US05518964 (301 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic connection component includes a dielectric sheet having an area array of elongated, strip-like leads. Each lead has a terminal end fastened to the sheet and a tip end detachable from the sheet. Each lead extends horizontally parallel to the sheet, from its terminal end to its tip e ...


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Michael J C Marsh, Andrzej Lenarcik, Clinton A Van Zyl, Andries C Van Schalkwyk, Marthinus J R Oosthuizen: Detection of multiple articles. British Technology Group, Lowe Price Leblanc & Becker, May 21, 1996: US05519381 (292 worldwide citation)

An identification system comprises an interrogator and a plurality of transponders. The interrogator includes a transmitter which transmits at least two independent interrogation signals to the transponders, and a receiver for receiving response signals from the transponders. The interrogator also i ...


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Gerald S Holzhammer: Non-volatile disk cache. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 21, 1996: US05519831 (260 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus in a computer system for storing data from a volatile cache during a power loss. The apparatus comprises a volatile cache memory and a non-volatile memory. In a preferred embodiment, the non-volatile memory is an electrically erasable programmable read-only memory. The device ...


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Daniel G Borkowski, Hingsum F Fung, Hadi F Habal, Kenneth Chao, Sheng roan Kai, Robert D Packard II: Cellular network-based location system. GTE Laboratories Incorporated, J Stephen Yeo, Victor F Lohmann III, May 21, 1996: US05519760 (257 worldwide citation)

In a cellular system configuration, the location of a mobile station is determined from the acquisition of cellular network data pertaining to the mobile station, and the translation of such network data into a corresponding geographical position profile. The cellular system includes a mobile statio ...



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