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Francesco M Veronese, Oddone Schiavon, Paolo Caliceti, Luciana Sartore, Elisabetta Ranucci, Paolo Ferruti: Polymers of N-acryloylmorpholine activated at one end and conjugates with bioactive materials and surfaces. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson P A, May 13, 1997: US05629384 (177 worldwide citation)

Polymers of the monomer N-acryloylmorpholine having a single reactive moiety at one end of the polymer chain have the following structure: ##STR1## wherein -Z-X-Y is a polymer capping moiety, such as mercaptan, X represents a saturated residue of a linear or branched aliphatic series of the general ...


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Fernando Flores, Chauncey F Bell III, Pablo A Flores, Rodrigo F Flores, Raul Medina Mora Icaza, Jaime G Vasquez, Thomas E White, Russell G Redenbaugh, John A McAfee, Bart A Macleod, Juan L Saldivar, Terry A Winogard, Robert P Dunham: Method and apparatus for creating workflow maps of business processes. Action Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 13, 1997: US05630069 (176 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method and system which provides consultants, business process analysts, and application developers with a unified tool with which to conduct business process analysis, design, and documentation. The invention may be implemented using a software system which has two functional set ...


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Satoshi Mizukawa, Shinji Hatta, Nobuyuki Furukawa, Toru Nagase: Electromagnetic-wave thermatological device. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, May 13, 1997: US05628771 (173 worldwide citation)

A thermatological device comprising an applicator and a main body. The applicator has a microwave-applying section, a first temperature sensor and a second temperature sensor. The main body contains a control unit. The microwave-applying section applies microwaves to an affected part, thereby treati ...


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David W Mayer: Clad composite stent. Schneider, Haugen and Nikolai P A, May 13, 1997: US05628787 (171 worldwide citation)

A body compatible stent is formed of multiple filaments arranged in two sets of oppositely directed helical windings interwoven with one another in a braided configuration. Each of the filaments is a composite including a central core and a case surrounding the core. In the more preferred version, t ...


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Gerald S Holzhammer, Kurt B Robinson: Disk emulation for a non-volatile semiconductor memory utilizing a mapping table. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 13, 1997: US05630093 (170 worldwide citation)

A non-volatile semiconductor memory that is erased in blocks is described. The non-volatile semiconductor memory includes an active block for storing first data and a reserve block for storing second data. The second data is a copy of the first data. The copy is made during a clean-up operation prio ...


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Clarence C Lee: Method and device for long-term delivery of drugs. C R Bard, Jones & Askew, May 13, 1997: US05629008 (166 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an implantable device that is capable of delivering a therapeutic agent to a tissue or organ over a long period of time. The implantable device is especially suited for treating tissues and organs that are comprised of smooth muscle. The implantable device can deliver either ...


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Alan S Moskowitz, Michael Rizkalla: Viewer controllable on-demand multimedia service. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, May 13, 1997: US05629732 (166 worldwide citation)

In a multimedia application where movie events are distributed on an on-demand basis, a multimedia server serves a subscriber requesting a movie event through either a high-demand process or a low-demand process. In a low demand process, a data stream representative of the movie is exclusively provi ...


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Roger Stettner, Howard Bailey: High speed crystallography detector. Advanced Scientific Concepts, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman P C, May 13, 1997: US05629524 (163 worldwide citation)

A device for the collection, digitization and analysis of synchrotron x-ray crystallographic data using an area detector which detects x-ray photons directly on arrays of solid state detectors and stores the information on capacitors located on readout unit cell array chips. The device consists of a ...


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Thomas F Knight, David B Salzman: Apparatus for non-conductively interconnecting integrated circuits using half capacitors. Polychip, Pennie & Edmonds, May 13, 1997: US05629838 (160 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for constructing, repairing and operating modular electronic systems utilizes peripheral half-capacitors (i.e., conductive plates on the outside of the modules) to communicate non-conductively between abutting modules. Such systems provide lower cost, improved testability/repa ...


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Craig N Kindell, Kenneth L Milsted, Michael P Vogt, Susan E Waefler, Brian E Yoder: System for the management of multiple time-critical data streams. International Business Machines Corporation, Bruce D Jobse, Richard A Tomlin, May 13, 1997: US05630067 (157 worldwide citation)

A networked computer system for storing and presenting multimedia data distributes that data among multiple storage devices of the system. The system includes a plurality of computers, each of which supports at least one viewing station. Each viewing station has access to any file on any of the stor ...



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