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Karl R Leinsing: Medical adapter having needleless valve and sharpened cannula. Alaris Medical Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 24, 1998: US05839715 (159 worldwide citation)

A medical adapter having both a needleless valve and a sharpened cannula is used to connect or adapt pierceable septa containers or other devices having different sizes to needleless connection. The adapter includes a needleless site at one end and a sharpened cannula at the other end protected by s ...


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Seiichi Sato, Kenichi Otake: Apparatus and method for mounting a chip. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher L, November 24, 1998: US05839187 (159 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for mounting a chip make it possible to accomplish quick chip mounting and also to mount multiple different chips on substrates. Three heads are provided around a center rod of a head assembly; they horizontally rotate around the center rod. When the heads rotate horizontal ...


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Steve L Nierlich, Phillip S Palmer, James R Casciani, Mitch Levinson, Stephen J Ruskewicz: Oximeter sensor with rigid inner housing and pliable overmold. Nellcor Puritan Bennett Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 24, 1998: US05839439 (159 worldwide citation)

An oximeter sensor formed with a housing made of a relatively rigid material into which the oximeter electrical components can be mounted is provided. An overmolded material, of lesser rigidity, is injection-molded over the housing to complete the sensor. In one embodiment the housing is made of pla ...


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Arthur P Leondires, Bruce S Allen, Marshall B Garrison, Philip J Baun Jr: Audio-video conferencing system. MultiLink, Lahive & Cockfield, November 24, 1998: US05841763 (159 worldwide citation)

A processor unit for a multipoint audio-video conferencing system, wherein the processor unit includes a host processor for controlling operation of the audio-video conferencing system. Controlling operation includes controlling the performance of a plurality of functions associated with servicing e ...


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Ravi Kumar Jain, John St Clair Werth Jr: Periodic wireless data broadcast. Bell Communications Research, James W Falk, Joseph Giordano, November 24, 1998: US05842010 (154 worldwide citation)

A periodic wireless data transmission has improved access latency obtaining information regarding users' interest in the information and by arranging the information on an transmission in order of descending popularity. In one embodiment, each adjacent pair of topics on the transmission. The topics' ...


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Richard E Kessler, Steven M Oberlin, Steven L Scott: Messaging in distributed memory multiprocessing system having shell circuitry for atomic control of message storage queues tail pointer structure in local memory. Cray Research, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner and Kluth P A, November 24, 1998: US05841973 (153 worldwide citation)

A messaging facility in a multiprocessor computer system includes assembly circuitry in a source processing element for assembling a message to be sent from the source processing element to a destination processing element based on information provided from a processor in the source processing eleme ...


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Raymond J Hookway, John S Yates, Steven Tony Tye: Method and apparatus for forming a translation unit. Digital Equipment Corporation, Anne E Saturnelli, November 24, 1998: US05842017 (153 worldwide citation)

A computer system for executing a binary image conversion system which converts instructions from a instruction set of a first, non native computer system to a second, different, native computer system, includes an run-time system which in response to a non-native image of an application program wri ...


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Peter Van Vlasselaer: Methods for enriching specific cell-types by density gradient centrifugation. Activated Cell Therapy, Carol A Stratford, Debra J Glaister, Peter J Dehlinger, November 24, 1998: US05840502 (151 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods of enriching for desired cell population from cell sources, such as body fluids, dispersed tissue specimens and cultured cells. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of a cell-trap centrifugation tube containing a specific density gradient s ...


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Takatoshi Takemoto: Game play media lending machine and gaming house management system. Kabushiki Kaisha Ace Denken, Seed and Berry, November 24, 1998: US05839956 (149 worldwide citation)

In a game play media lending machine (20) of the invention, a control section (47) checks a player who uses a credit card for identification by comparing information read by a credit card reader (27) with information entered through an identification data input means (28). If they match and the play ...