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Arts Gene H, Carr Jan E, Kuk Nagle Karen T, Lontine Michael D, Millberg Brian A: Coated electrosurgical electrode and method of manufacture. Valleylab, July 15, 1998: EP0852480-A1 (338 worldwide citation)

A design and method of manufacture are disclosed for an electrosurgical electrode (10) with a silicone coating. The coating resists the build-up of eschar. The silicone material is thick enough in the flat area of the blade to withstand the electrosurgical voltage without breakdown. The electrosurgi ...


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Kobayashi Tatsuya: Shooting video game machine. Konami, July 15, 1998: EP0852961-A1 (100 worldwide citation)

A shooting video game machine includes a monitor screen (11); a light source near the monitor screen (14,15); a mock gun (20) having an area sensor (24) for capturing an image of a certain area including the light source; a light source position detection unit (16) for repeatedly detecting an image ...


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Kari Janne, Rautila Heikki: Method for transmission of information to the user. Nokia Mobile Phones, July 15, 1998: EP0853287-A2 (76 worldwide citation)

Method for transmission of information to the user, in which a search terminal (1) is used for sending an information query, which is received and processed. Further in the method, information is searched for, and the retrieved information is transmitted to the search terminal (1). The information i ...


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Weaver Jim D, Stanford James R, Wilson Steven F, Nguyen Philip D, Bowles Bobby K, Cole Clay R, Parker Mark A, Dewprashad Brahmadeo T: Treatment of subterranean formation to control particulate flowback. Halliburton Energy Serv, July 15, 1998: EP0853186-A2 (74 worldwide citation)

A subterranean formation is treated with a particulate laden fluid whereby particulate flowback is reduced or prevented. The method includes the steps of providing a fluid suspension including a mixture of a particulate, a tackifying compound and a hardenable resin, pumping the suspension into a sub ...


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Dohi Tomohiro, Seo Syunsuke, Okumura Yukihiko, Sawahashi Mamoru: Transmitted power controller. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone, July 15, 1998: EP0853393-A1 (73 worldwide citation)

An error rate of received signal is measured by a received signal error measuring unit 32, and a target SIR is changed by a target SIR decision unit using the error rate. It is also possible to detect error rate of received signal in an unit of frame using a CRC signal of a frame. It is further poss ...


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Shinohara Masayuki: Switch control circuit and switch control method of atm switchboard. Nippon Electric Co, July 15, 1998: EP0853441-A2 (72 worldwide citation)

Traffic control for controlling the occurrence of congestion in an ATM switchboard and assuring the throughput of VCs using the same output port. A buffer occupancy value measuring section measures the queue length of each output port buffer and stores the data in a buffer occupancy value table. A b ...


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Sinclair Alan Welsh: Memory management. Memory, July 15, 1998: EP0852765-A1 (68 worldwide citation)

A method of maintaining a mapping between a logical sector address and a corresponding physical address using a data storage block for each logical sector address value, and a plurality of spare data storage blocks. Each data storage block comprises: a direct address field 14 and an indirect address ...


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Taniguchi Koji: Data transmission system and method. Digital Vision Lab, July 15, 1998: EP0853407-A2 (56 worldwide citation)

A data transmission system for transmitting an encoded stream via a network, has a video transmission unit having a stream coding unit (34) for generating an encoded stream which is packetized in units of abandonable data, and in which a header including a packet identifier also serving as packet pr ...


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Sinclair Alan Welsh: Memory systems. Memory, July 15, 1998: EP0852766-A1 (50 worldwide citation)

A solid state memory for emulating a disk drive comprises means for translating a logical sector address to a main memory address and a main memory composed of non-volatile memory cells erasable in blocks. A write pointer is used to point to an unwritten location in main memory, and an erase pointer ...


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Bicknell Rainie M, Moleres Richard P, Ellis Benny J: Distributed-protocol server. Lucent Technologies, July 15, 1998: EP0853411-A2 (49 worldwide citation)

A distributed processing system (100) includes a protocol server (101) that enables a plurality of clients (103-104) to share the use of one set of Signaling System 7 (SS7) links (99), that centralizes the link-termination circuitry (110) for use by the plurality of clients, and that provides access ...