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JANE ZUCKER
Mujibun N Khan, Jane E Zucker: Compact and fabrication tolerant high speed digital optical Y-switches. Lucent Technologies, April 22, 1997: US05623568 (11 worldwide citation)

An optical switch provides improved high speed digital optical switching with a compact and fabrication tolerant configuration, and includes a first waveguide portion, a plurality of intermediate waveguide portions connected to the first portion, with each intermediate portion associated with a firs ...


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Hung T Vu: Apparatus and method for providing a secure gateway for communication and data exchanges between networks. Milkway Networks Corporation, Ralph H Dougherty, April 22, 1997: US05623601 (650 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for providing a secure firewall between a private network and a public network are disclosed. The apparatus is a gateway station having an operating system that is modified to disable communications packet forwarding, and further modified to process any communications packet ...


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William F Lane: Self-authenticating identification card with fingerprint identification. CardGuard International, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, April 22, 1997: US05623552 (554 worldwide citation)

A self-authenticating identification card includes a fingerprint sensor for authenticating the identity of a user. An ID card memory permanently stores information related to a fingerprint of the card user. An on-card authenticator compares information related to a sensed fingerprint with the stored ...


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Shuang Ji, Eva Chen: Virus detection and removal apparatus for computer networks. Trend Micro Incorporated, Christopher M Tobin, Greg T Sueoka, April 22, 1997: US05623600 (421 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting and eliminating viruses on a computer network includes a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) proxy server, for controlling the transfer of files and a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) proxy server for controlling the transfer of mail messages through the system. The FTP proxy ser ...


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Keith Rowe, Frank Lawler, Joseph H Matthews III: System for displaying programming information. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, April 22, 1997: US05623613 (408 worldwide citation)

A system for retrieving and displaying programming information in response to selection of a category of programming information. Programming information is presented via a schedule display having a category display, a subcategory category display, and a program display. The category display display ...


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Waldean A Schulz: Apparatus for determining the position and orientation of an invasive portion of a probe inside a three-dimensional body. Image Guided Technologies, Nikaido Marmelstein Murray & Oram, April 22, 1997: US05622170 (341 worldwide citation)

System for sensing at least two points on an object for determining the position and orientation of the object relative to another object. Two light emitters mounted in spaced relation to each other on an external portion of an invasive probe remaining outside an object into which an invasive tip is ...


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Michael F Jones, Arthur Zachai: Encrypted data storage card including smartcard integrated circuit for storing an access password and encryption keys. Telequip Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, April 22, 1997: US05623637 (337 worldwide citation)

A detachable PCMCIA memory card incorporating a smartcard integrated circuit for storing a password value and logic circuitry for preventing access to information stored on the memory card unless the user of the host computer to which the memory card is connected can supply a password matching the s ...


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Louis B Rosenberg: Computer interface or control input device for laparoscopic surgical instrument and other elongated mechanical objects. Immersion Human Interface Corporation, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, April 22, 1997: US05623582 (252 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for interfacing the movement of a shaft with a computer includes a support, a gimbal mechanism having two degrees of freedom, and three electromechanical transducers. When a shaft is engaged with the gimbal mechanism, it can move with three degrees of freedom in a spherical coordinate s ...


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Kai Y Eng, Mark J Karol, Clark Woodworth: Portable base station architecture for an AD-HOC ATM lan. Lucent Technologies, April 22, 1997: US05623495 (239 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a portable base station (PBS) switching device for use in a wireless ATM local area network (LAN). The PBS includes a plurality of high speed interfaces which operate, for example, in the Gb/s range and which are adapted to couple to other PBS s in the network. The high spee ...


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Phillip D Cook, Yogesh S Sanghvi: Heteroatomic oligonucleoside linkages. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, April 22, 1997: US05623070 (239 worldwide citation)

Oligonucleotide-mimicking macromolecules that have improved nuclease resistance are provided. Replacement of the normal phosphorodiester inter-sugar linkages found in natural oligonucleotides with three or four atom linking groups provide unique oligonucleotide-mimicking macromolecules that are usef ...



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