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Taguchi Masao: Switchable bus driver termination resistance. Fujitsu, January 14, 1998: EP0818734-A2 (23 worldwide citation)

A system for signal transmission has at least one bus (10) for the signal transmission and a reflection-prevention resistance (Rs) provided on a stub (11) connected to the bus (10) for preventing reflection of signals at an intersection between the bus (10) and the stub (11). The system includes ter ...


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Mckay Danny Neil, Nagshineh Mahmoud, Olsen Claus Michael, Rezvani Babak, Kermani Parviz: Network communication. Ibm, January 14, 1998: EP0818905-A2 (22 worldwide citation)

A communication network and method improves the performance (measured e.g. in terms of throughput) of a RTS/CTS based distributed media access control protocol. The medium reservation is done in a hierarchical fashion where first the shared medium is reserved for two stations called the participants ...


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Narimatsu Kiyoyuki, Nishibayashi Hideo: Pressure pulse wave detecting apparatus. Colin, January 14, 1998: EP0818176-A1 (22 worldwide citation)

A pressure-pulse-wave detecting apparatus including a sensor (46) which detects a pressure pulse wave which is produced from an artery of a living subject, a pressing device (62) which presses the sensor against the artery via a body surface of the subject, a position changing device (64) which move ...


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Bartlett William R, Shendon Norm: Holding a polishing pad on a platen in a chemical mechanical polishing system. Applied Materials, January 14, 1998: EP0818272-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a chemical mechanical polishing apparatus which includes a rotatable platen (30) having a surface for receiving a polishing pad (32) and a passageway (220, 232) passing therethrough to the surface. A pump (200) evacuates air from the passageway to hold the polishing pad aga ...


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Biomedix Sa: Prosthesis for preventing gastro-oesophageal reflux. Biomedix, January 14, 1998: EP0817598-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis in the form of a flexible tube having a substantially uniform cross-section is disclosed. The prosthesis comprises a flange (2) for endoscopically placing stitches or clips in a hiatal hernia (3), and a flexible tubular portion (1) enabling the tube to be squeezed by exerting a pressure ...


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Miwa Johji, Siddiqui Shahid Saeed: Aligned peptide array and a rational and rapid method for the detection of a binding or interaction site of a protein by using the same. Nippon Electric Co, January 14, 1998: EP0818467-A2 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an aligned peptide array comprising, as separate elements, a plurality of peptide segments obtained by dividing the amino acid sequence of a protein into sequence segments of any suitable length and any suitable overlapping frame and synthesizing peptides on the basi ...


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Niermeyer Karl J, de Los Reyes Gaston, Wargo Christopher R, Miller Richard L, Guerrera Stephen K: Disposable separation module with quick connect capability. Millipore, January 14, 1998: EP0818228-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

A disposable separation module is disclosed which is capable of connecting to a fluid processing system in a quick-connect fashion. The module includes a housing containing a separation element with a plurality of fluid connectors on one end of the housing which are parallel to and exclusive of each ...


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Asano Shinichi, Kouro Takaaki, Mukoyoshi Shunichiro: Ink jet recording sheet having a gloss layer. Oji Paper, January 14, 1998: EP0818322-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

An ink jet recording sheet having excellent gloss and ink absorption and capable of recording clear ink images with a high color density includes a substrate sheet impregnated or coated with a cationic compound; an ink-receiving layer formed on the cationic compound-applied substrate sheet and conta ...


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Cottenceau Jean Philippe, Nadal Guy, Chevillon Gerard, Roussigne Maurice: Medical prosthesis, especially for aneurysms, with a connection between its liner and its structure. Braun Celsa, January 14, 1998: EP0818184-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

The prosthesis, designed to be implanted into a duct in a living body, is made from a series of cylindrical wavy wire sections (13,15,17) enclosed in a supple sleeve (54). The wire sections and sleeve are joined together by filaments (57,57b) of a material which is less rigid than the wire, passing ...


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Baars Johannes Antonius Barbar, Van Der Laak Jacobus Johannes, Driessen Johannes Gertrudes Si: Moulding system for moulding a mass, such as a mass of meat. Koppens, January 14, 1998: EP0818148-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

A moulding system for moulding a mass with a pasty or dough-like composition, such as a mass of meat, for example for moulding hamburgers, comprises a housing (13) having a chamber (18) which is delimited by internal walls of the housing, which chamber emerges on the outside of the housing, as well ...