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Salvatore J Stolfo, Yechiam Yemini, Eugene Pinsky: Method and system for securities pool allocation. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, October 8, 1996: US05563783 (157 worldwide citation)

Trading in pooled securities (e.g., pooled mortgages) requires allocation of securities from pools to contracts subject to certain rules or constraints. To improve upon manual allocation procedures, computer techniques for fast and profitable allocation have been developed. Advantageously, a locally ...


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Kwan Ho Chan: Surgical repair kit and its method of use. Mitek Surgical Products, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, October 8, 1996: US05562683 (156 worldwide citation)

A suture passer comprises a longitudinally extending hollow cannula having a central passage slidingly receivable of a surgical suture; a manually graspable handle connected to the hollow cannula for manipulation thereof, the handle having an upper surface; first guide means, connected to the upper ...


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Arthur Prochazka, Marguerite Wieler, Zoltan R Kenwell, Michel J A Gauthier: Garment for applying controlled electrical stimulation to restore motor function. Sim & McBurney, Benman Collins & Sawyer, October 8, 1996: US05562707 (155 worldwide citation)

A non-invasive self-contained functional electrical stimulation garment is disclosed. The garment, which is preferably in the form of a glove, may be donned in one piece by a user of reduced motor ability e.g. a person exhibiting hand tremors or who is a quadriplegic, paraplegic or hemiplegic. The g ...


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Gerard Auvray: Portable digital signal transceiver providing communication via a terrestrial network and via a satellite network. Alcatel Mobile Communication France, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, October 8, 1996: US05564076 (154 worldwide citation)

A dual mode portable digital radio transceiver for communicating via a terrestrial network (first mode) and via a satellite network (second mode) synthesizes a modulation first frequency for modulation of signals transmitted in both modes and a conversion second frequency for demodulation of signals ...


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Gerald O Salveson, Bernard Primiano, Edmond B Reinagel, Dennis E Parham: Pusher unit for dispensing merchandise. The Mead Corporation, Needle & Rosenberg P C, October 8, 1996: US05562217 (150 worldwide citation)

A pusher unit for placement into a merchandise display tray to dispense merchandise which has an elongated shelving track with a front end and a top surface for carrying the bottom surface of the merchandise. The pusher unit has a spring-biased pusher plate with a front surface for contacting the si ...


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Alastair P Silsby: Display apparatus. Black Box Vision, Chilton Alix & Van Kirk, October 8, 1996: US05563621 (148 worldwide citation)

A display device is made up of a number of opto-emission plates and opposed LCD shutter plates. Opto-emission plate comprises a plurality of square pixels each having square/rectangular, blue, green, red and white phosphor corner elements. The phosphor elements are energised by ultra-violet light to ...


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Charles D Finch Jr, Hendrik K Kuiper: Implantable vascular device. Phelps Dunbar, October 8, 1996: US05562617 (148 worldwide citation)

An implantable device grafted directly to vascular structures for high volume blood and/or fluid infusion and/or removal for such purpose as hemodialysis, apheresis, exchange transfusion, or large volume fluid infusion. The device is also adaptable to intermittent access to the venous or arterial ci ...


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Luis A Davila, Carlo R De La Mata, Stephen J Querns: One piece self-aligning, self-lubricating catheter valve. Cordis Corporation, Gerstman Ellis & McMillin, October 8, 1996: US05562632 (146 worldwide citation)

An elastomeric valve partition is conventionally mounted on a catheter comprising a tubular catheter body. The valve partition defines a central aperture extending inwardly from one of the faces, only partway through the valve partition. The partition also carries a plurality of radial slits extendi ...


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Dale G Swan, Mark W Josephson, Melvin J Swanson: Preparation of crosslinked matrices containing covalently immobilized chemical species and unbound releasable chemical species. BSI Corporation, Fredrikson & Byron P A, October 8, 1996: US05563056 (146 worldwide citation)

A chemical specie is immobilized in a three dimensional, crosslinked matrix by bringing together in covalent bonding proximity a desired chemical specie and a polymeric coupling compound such as a photoderivatized polymer having at least two latent photochemical reactive groups per molecule, each la ...


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Ramesh Pyndiah, Alain Glavieux, Claude Berrou: Method for detecting information bits processed by concatenated block codes. France Telecom, Larson and Taylor, October 8, 1996: US05563897 (146 worldwide citation)

The transmitted bits are coded according to the product of at least two systematic block codes. An iterative decoding is applied in order to determine, at each code word search step, a data matrix and a decision matrix which are used for the following step. The new decision matrix is determined at e ...