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Ohmer Herve: Apparatus for establishing branch wells from a parent well. Anadrill Int, Schlumberger Services Petrol, February 11, 1998: EP0823534-A1 (130 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for creating multiple branch wells from a parent well is disclosed. According to a first embodiment of the invention a multiple branching sub is provided for placement at a branching node of a well. Such sub includes a branching chamber (32) and a plurality of branching outlet ...


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Nagasaka Hideki, Murata Akihisa: Method for making positive photosensitive lithographic printing plate. Mitsubishi Chem, February 11, 1998: EP0823327-A2 (120 worldwide citation)

A positive photosensitive composition showing a difference in solubility in an alkali developer as between an exposed portion and a non-exposed portion, which comprises, as components inducing the difference in solubility, (a) a photo-thermal conversion material, and (b) a high molecular compound, o ...


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Griffith Richard L, Strowe Robert J, Newell Johathan C, Edic Peter M, Messina Ralph F, Houghton Frederick C: Bi-level charge pulse apparatus to facilitate nerve location during peropheral nerve block procedures. Becton Dickinson Co, February 11, 1998: EP0823239-A2 (103 worldwide citation)

An electrolocation apparatus is provided for locating a nerve to which anesthesia may be delivered. The apparatus includes a needle assembly having an electrically conductive needle cannula non-conductive tube secured over the needle cannula, and a conductive plating on the tube. The conductors are ...


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Yokochi Toshihiro, Nakahara Toro, Higashihara Takanori, Tanaka Satohiro, Yaguchi Toshiaki: Novel microorganisms capable of producing highly unsaturated fatty acids and process for producing highly unsaturated fatty acids by using the microorganisms. Agency Ind Science Techn, Nagase Seikagaku Kogyo, Suntory, February 11, 1998: EP0823475-A1 (98 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the Schizochytrium genus SR21 strain and a microorganism belonging to the same species as does said SR21 strain or having substantially the same fungological properties as does said SR21 strain, the said SR21 strain and microorganism having the ability to produce the ...


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Zavracky Matthew, Chern Wen Foo, Gale Ronald P, Richard Alan, Ronzani Peter A, Spitzer Mark B, Pombo Stephen, Salerno Jack P: Portable communication device. Kopin, February 11, 1998: EP0823813-A2 (67 worldwide citation)

A portable communication device comprising: a device housing; a wireless receiver (1720) carried by the housing and that receives image data; a matrix display system carried by the housing; and a sequential color circuit connected to the matrix display system (1100) such that the matrix display syst ...


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Stuntebeck Peter H, Bulfer Andrew Frederick: Universal directory service. At & T, February 11, 1998: EP0823809-A2 (59 worldwide citation)

A universal directory service (UDS) provides the communication addresses of individuals associated with numerous different institutions, and can be accessed via more than one communication channel. A UDS server communicates with one or more data sources to provide directory information to a user. Th ...


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Haber Joe Willliam: Communications network node with switched channelizer architecture. Motorola, February 11, 1998: GB2315959-A (54 worldwide citation)

A communications network (10, fig.1) includes nodes (18) in which switched channelizers 32 decompose wideband signals into narrowband signals and route the narrowband signals to specified demodulators 34. The switched channelizers 32 serve as building blocks which may be coupled together in parallel ...


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Kashiwagi Shigeru: Horizontal s-shape correction circuit. Victor Company of Japan, February 11, 1998: EP0823812-A2 (51 worldwide citation)

The turn-off period of the FET (111) is adjusted by changing the output pulse width of the MM (113) according to the horizontal deflection frequency, to adjust the total capacitance value of the S-shape correcting capacitor group in one horizontal deflection period, that is, to execute an optimum S- ...


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Hashimoto Sumio, Mori Takashi, Kudo Shintaro: Projection exposure apparatus. Nippon Kogaku, February 11, 1998: EP0823662-A2 (46 worldwide citation)

A projection exposure apparatus for transferring the image of a mask pattern on a mask onto a photosensitive substrate by an exposing radiation flux is provided. The projection exposure apparatus includes a projection optical system including at least one lens and having a predetermined optical axis ...


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Lorenzo Juan A, Barbre Carol: Guidewire having a distal tip that can change its shape within a vessel. Cordis, February 11, 1998: EP0823261-A2 (42 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention there is provided a guidewire for navigating through body vessels. The guidewire has a proximal end, a distal end and a longitudinal axis extending therebetween. The guidewire has an outer tube with proximal and distal ends. The outer tube is made from a mate ...