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Charles Mao
Xiaoping Charles Mao: Power equalizer in a multiple wavelength bidirectional lightwave amplifier. MCI Communications Corporation, July 20, 1999: US05926590 (18 worldwide citation)

A system and method for optimizing the performance, in a multichannel optical transmission system, of an optical signal regenerator, by compensating for input signal power fluctuation and for output signal gain change, and by mildly filtering individual wavelengths between gain block stages. A syste ...


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Thomas P Castellano, Robert Schumacher: Medication delivery device with a microprocessor and characteristic monitor. Visionary Medical Products, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, July 20, 1999: US05925021 (670 worldwide citation)

A medication delivery device, such as a pen-type injector, jet injector, medication pump, inhaler, spray or the like has a microprocessor coupled to the device that records the date, the time, and the amount of each medication administration. The microprocessor may also be coupled to a display to in ...


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Donald R Katz, Edwin J Lau, Timothy Mott, Scott A Brenneman, Benjamin Che Ming Jun, Samuel Hong Yen Pai: Digital information library and delivery system with logic for generating files targeted to the playback device. Audible, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 20, 1999: US05926624 (617 worldwide citation)

A computer network based digital information library system employing authentication and encryption protocols for the secure transfer of digital information library programs to a client computer system and a mobile digital information playback device removably connectable to the client computer syst ...


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Farhad Khosravi: Coiled sheet valve, filter or occlusive device and methods of use. Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, July 20, 1999: US05925063 (505 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided comprising a coiled sheet having a plurality of flaps mounted on its interior surface that project radially inward into a lumen formed by the interior surface of the apparatus when it is deployed. The flaps lie parallel to the interior surface of the sheet during transluminal d ...


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Sanjay Tyagi, Fred R Kramer, Paul M Lizardi: Detectably labeled dual conformation oligonucleotide probes, assays and kits. The Public Health Research Institute of the City of New York, Fish & Richardson P C, July 20, 1999: US05925517 (456 worldwide citation)

Unimolecular and bimolecular hybridization probes for the detection of nucleic acid target sequences comprise a target complement sequence, an affinity pair holding the probe in a closed conformation in the absence of target sequence, and either a label pair that interacts when the probe is in the c ...


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John H Stevens, Bruce A Reitz, Alex T Roth, William S Peters, Hanson S Gifford: Method and apparatus for thoracoscopic intracardiac procedures. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jens E Hoekendijk, July 20, 1999: US05924424 (358 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and methods are provided for accessing the interior of the heart and performing procedures therein while the heart is beating. In one embodiment, a tubular access device having an inner lumen is provided for positioning through a penetration in a muscular wall of the heart, the acc ...


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Thomas D Petite: Transmitter for accessing pay-type telephones. StatSignal Systems, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, July 20, 1999: US05926531 (284 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing remote access to a pay-type telephone. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, the system includes a pay-type telephone, and a receiver provided at the telephone for receiving data transmitted via a electromagnetic waves. Although not necessary for the inven ...


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Walter Baronowski, Michael Feldstein, Robert Meenan, Victor Simone, David Weil, Andrew Young: System and method for providing a line of credit secured by an assignment of a life insurance policy. Minerva, July 20, 1999: US05926800 (283 worldwide citation)

A system for providing loans to owners of life insurance policies who are terminally ill or aged. The system comprises a statistical module, medical module and a financial module which together operate on a preselected group of inputs to yield a line of credit offered to the policyholder. The system ...


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Michael J Ahearn, Konstantinos Baryiames, Darryl Black, Robert A Ciampa, James Emken, William Nelson, Peter J Sulc, Jing Xiang: Method and apparatus for viewing and managing a configuration of a computer network. 3Com Corporation, McGlew and Tuttle, July 20, 1999: US05926463 (264 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for viewing a configuration of a computer network by polling a plurality of switches and routers present in the network to obtain copies of information stored in databases on the switches and routers. The present invention determines from this combined database is the status o ...


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Alex Chliwnyj, Tanya D Chliwnyj: Microprocessor based simulated electronic flame. Robert Platt Bell & Associates P C, July 20, 1999: US05924784 (257 worldwide citation)

Electronic lighting devices that simulate a realistic flame are disclosed. The preferred embodiment has a plurality of lighting elements in a plurality of colors which are modulated in intensity by a control circuit with a stored program. The control program includes stored amplitude waveforms for t ...



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