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Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Laurence B Sperry: High speed apparatus for forming foam cushions for packaging purposes. Sealed Air Corporation, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson P A, October 21, 1997: US05679208 (35 worldwide citation)

A sealing and severing apparatus is disclosed for sealing plastic bags formed in succession from stock plastic film material and then severing the sealed bags from one another. The bags are filled with a foamable composition while they are being formed so that when the formed and filled bags are pla ...


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Ronald J Tuch: Intravascular stent and method. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, October 21, 1997: US05679400 (508 worldwide citation)

A method for making an intravascular stent by applying to the body of a stent a solution which includes a solvent, a polymer dissolved in the solvent and a therapeutic substance dispersed in the solvent and then evaporating the solvent. The inclusion of a polymer in intimate contact with a drug on t ...


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Randy Joe Templeton, Gerald Gulden: Transaction system with on/off line risk assessment. TeleCheck International, Jones & Askew, October 21, 1997: US05679940 (366 worldwide citation)

A check acceptance system provides interactive authorizations and off-line terminal approvals. A merchant uses an interactive transaction terminal to communicate with a check acceptance service's authorization host computer. The terminal includes an electronic check reader and a magnetic stripe read ...


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Randy Joe Templeton, Gerald Gulden: Methods and systems for interactive check authorizations. TeleCheck International, Jones & Askew, October 21, 1997: US05679938 (314 worldwide citation)

A check acceptance system provides interactive authorizations and off-line terminal approvals. A merchant uses an interactive transaction terminal to communicate with a check acceptance service's authorization host computer. The terminal includes an electronic check reader and a magnetic stripe read ...


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Stephen J Brown: Method for treating medical conditions using a microprocessor-based video game. Raya Systems, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, October 21, 1997: US05678571 (293 worldwide citation)

Method for treating a medical condition in a human patient comprising choosing a psychological strategy for treating the medical condition, encoding electronic instructions for an interactive video game in such a way that the interactive video game implements the psychological strategy, loading the ...


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Alan K Plyley, Claude Vidal, Russell J Redmond: Surgical stapler with improved safety mechanism. VIR Engineering, James E Brunton, October 21, 1997: US05678748 (284 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler for use by a surgeon to place one or more rows of surgical staples in organs or tissue. The stapler is of a character having a supporting frame, a replaceable staple cartridge, an anvil, a mechanism for approximating the cartridge relative to the anvil, and a mechanism for firing ...


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Jan Frederick Schetzina: Integrated heterostructures of Group III-V nitride semiconductor materials including epitaxial ohmic contact, non-nitride buffer layer and methods of fabricating same. North Carolina State University, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, October 21, 1997: US05679965 (276 worldwide citation)

An n-on-p integrated heterostructure device of Group III-V nitride compound semiconductor materials is formed on a substrate of p-type monocrystalline silicon carbide and includes a buffer layer of p-type aluminum nitride or p-type aluminum gallium nitride on the substrate. The n-on-p integrated het ...


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Igor Y Khandros, Thomas H Distefano: Semiconductor chip assemblies, methods of making same and components for same. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 21, 1997: US05679977 (273 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor chip assemblies incorporating flexible, sheet-like elements having terminals thereon overlying the front or rear face of the chip to provide a compact unit. The terminals on the sheet-like element are movable with respect to the chip, so as to compensate for thermal expansion. A resili ...


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Craig S Sellers: Ambulatory physiological monitor with removable disk cartridge and wireless modem. Burdick, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 21, 1997: US05678562 (254 worldwide citation)

An ambulatory physiological monitor includes a high capacity, plug connectable magnetic disk cartridge for storing physiological data and analysis software. The disk cartridge is easily removable from the monitor and is connectable to a remote computer for analysis of the physiological data using th ...


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Gul Nam Lee: Vehicle monitoring system. October 21, 1997: US05680123 (252 worldwide citation)

The vehicle monitoring system uses a plurality of video cameras mounted on various location of a vehicle to detect and display objects not readily visible to the vehicle operator. In particular, video cameras are placed on each side of the vehicle and, preferably, on the rear portion of the vehicle. ...



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