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Mastri Dominick L, Viola Frank J, Alesi Thomas W Jr, Geiste Robert J, Wilson Johanthan E: Surgical stapler. United States Surgical, March 5, 1997: EP0760230-A1 (539 worldwide citation)

A surgical device (10) is described herein that can be used to fire different types and sizes of disposable loading units (30, 45, 60). In a preferred embodiment, the device applies parallel rows of surgical fasteners to body tissue and concomitantly forms an incision between the rows of staples dur ...


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Palmer Mathew Richard, Day Robert Charles Lewis, Tremlett Jonathan Peter: Printing apparatus. Esselte, March 5, 1997: EP0760291-A2 (145 worldwide citation)

A printing device (2) for printing an image receiving medium has a printing mechanism and a keyboard (4) having a plurality of data entry keys (6) for entering data for controlling the printing mechanism and a user key (16). Storage means for holding data accessible in response to the data entered a ...


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Latham Nicholas Hugh James: Noise-excising communications receiver. Northern Telecom, March 5, 1997: GB2304000-A (61 worldwide citation)

A receiver extracts a wanted VLF signal from a wide signal band also containing unwanted signals and impulsive noise. Analyser 103 identifies the most powerful unwanted signals and sets mix frequencies for unwanted signal removal and noise excision stages 202, 203, 204. Each stage detects noise abov ...


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Engstroem Bo, Larsson Roger, Wahlqvist Mattias, Oestberg Christer: Random access in multicarrier systems. Telia, March 5, 1997: EP0760564-A2 (60 worldwide citation)

Utilisation of frequency divided OFDM (FD OFDM) in the uplink of a multi-access system requires that all mobile stations meet the requirements for orthogonality between sub-carriers in the time and frequency domain. Alternatively, another access technique can be used with OFDM, which can tolerate so ...


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Hemphill John M, Stewart Gregory M, Lawler Thomas S: Fault tolerant multiple network servers. Compaq Computer, March 5, 1997: EP0760503-A1 (55 worldwide citation)

A fault tolerant multiple network server system in which multiple servers concurrently act as back-up servers for each other even while they are providing their own server services to the system. Rather than having an unused server monitoring for failure of a primary server and taking over control, ...


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Barnes Michael Cosmo: Vehicle skid-steer control system. Environmental Engineering Grou, March 5, 1997: GB2303829-A (43 worldwide citation)

A control system for steering and travel of a skid-steer vehicle having right hand and left hand driving units, e.g. hydrostatic motors, has a pivoted speed input link 18 which includes two slotted cams 11, one for each of the drive units. A respective cam follower 23 engages in the slot 17 of each ...


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Kaestle Siegfried: Apparatus for monitoring, in particular pulse oximeter. Hewlett-Packard, March 5, 1997: EP0760223-A1 (40 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for measuring medical parameters of a patient by means of transmission or reflection of electromagnetic, particularly optical waves, uses sinusoidal functions for demodulation in a multiplier (47,48). If at least two emitted waves are used, the modulation signals for the two waves are a ...


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Ellmann Manfred: Device for tyre pressure control system in motor vehicles. Bayerische Motoren Werke, March 5, 1997: EP0760299-A1 (39 worldwide citation)

The arrangement has sensor devices (3) on each wheel which pass information to an evaluation device mounted in the motor vehicle. Each sensor device has a sensor (4,5,6) for detecting the direction of rotation of the associated wheel (1) and passes this information to the evaluation device, the latt ...


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Hamied Y K Dr, Nayak V G Dr, Malhotra G: Oil-in-water microemulsions. Cipla, March 5, 1997: EP0760237-A1 (39 worldwide citation)

Water-insoluble pharmaceutically active substances such as cyclosporin are formulated for administration in the form of an oil-in-water microemulsion, wherein the active substance is fully dissolved in the dispersed oil particles. The oil is C8 to C20 fatty acid vegetable oil glycerides, and lecithi ...


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Wuebbels Richard, Wolters Norbert: Machine for mowing and chopping maize and suchlike stalk crops. Kemper Maschf, March 5, 1997: EP0760200-A1 (32 worldwide citation)

The machine works independently of the rows of maize and similar stem type crops, having two ro more tined mowing and intake drums each side of the vertical central plane at which the chopping mechanism with intake drums is situated. The drums are supplied via passages formed between vertical walls. ...