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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Iii Fred C: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega, January 12, 2000: GB2339055-A

A storage media is disclosed and comprises a storage body and a readable indelible mark formed in the body such that portions thereof are indelibly altered. The mark is read by writing first data to the body in the region of the mark, and reading second data from the body in such region. The written ...


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Hossainy Syed F A, Roller Mark B, Llanos Gerard H, Kopia Gregory A: Process for coating stents. Ethicon, January 12, 2000: EP0970711-A2 (430 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for coating stents having a first and second surface with passages there between to avoid blockage and bridging of the passages. The process comprises contacting the stent with a liquid coating solution containing a film forming biocompatible polymer under conditions suitable t ...


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Ordonez Perez Alberto, Zamora Menarguez Jose: Apparatus and system for the telematic control of physiological parameters of patients. Carpe Diem Comercial Sanitaria, January 12, 2000: EP0970655-A1 (174 worldwide citation)

The portable and reduced size apparatus has an analyser for analysing the glucose in the blood, and providing a series of values. Said values can be processed in situ by a microprocessor and displayed on a screen of a personal computer connected to the glucose analyser. The telematic control system ...


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Hayashi Yutaka, Matsushita Takeshi: Semiconductor memory cell. Sony, January 12, 2000: EP0971360-A1 (135 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor memory cell, or a semiconductor memory cell for ASICs, of the structure is provided which ensures stable transistor operation, which does not require a large-capacitance capacitor as required in conventional DRAMs, which ensures reliable reading and writing of information, that permi ...


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Matsubara Hideki, Katayama Koji, Takebe Toshihiko: White color light emitting diode and neutral color light emitting diode. Sumitomo Electric Industries, January 12, 2000: EP0971421-A2 (74 worldwide citation)

A white color or neutral color LED having an n-type ZnSe single crystal substrate doped with I, Cl, Br, Al, Ga or In as SA-emission centers and an epitaxial film structure including a ZnSe, ZnCdSe or ZnSeTe active layer and a pn-junction. The active layer emits blue or bluegreen light. The SA-emissi ...


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Rabbani Elazar, Stavrianopolous Jannis G, Donegan James J, Coleman Jack, Walner Marleen: Processes useful for nucleic acid amplification and sequencing, and for the production of nucleic acid having decreased thermodynamic stability. Enzo Diagnostics, January 12, 2000: EP0971039-A2 (57 worldwide citation)

This invention provides novel processes for amplifying nucleic acid sequences of interest, including linear and non-linear amplification. In linear amplification, a single initial primer or nucleic acid construct is utilized to carry out the amplification process. In non-linear amplification, a firs ...


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Colleran Dennis P, Dye Justin: Rotatable and translatable joint prosthesis with posterior stabilization. Johnson & Johnson Professional, January 12, 2000: EP0970667-A1 (56 worldwide citation)

A joint prosthesis system includes a tibial bearing insert (12), a tibial tray (14), a separate stabilizing post (22) and a femoral component (100) that are joinable to each other. The tibial bearing insert is mounted so that it can both rotate and translate with respect to the tibial tray. The stab ...


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Negoro Yasuhiro: Angular velocity sensor. Murata Manufacturing Co, January 12, 2000: EP0971208-A2 (41 worldwide citation)

An angular velocity sensor includes: a board (1) in the form of a flat plate; a rotational vibrator (4) extended to the right and left from a central axis (01 - 01) vertical to the board (1) at the center of rotational vibration over the board (1) and supported at the location of the central axis (0 ...


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Herklotz Guenter Dr, Troetzschel Jens: Radially expandable stent. Heraeus W C, January 12, 2000: EP0970664-A2 (40 worldwide citation)

The support structure to act in a radial expansion action has at least one further part-structure (11) without an axial break between the ends of the tubular body. The first part-structure (1,2) can stretch at least radially, with separate radial stretch units (12,13) as rings or in a ring shape, wh ...


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Oshima Mitsuaki, Konishi Shinichi, Tanaka Shin Ichi, Koishi Kenji, Moriya Mitsurou, Gotoh Yoshiho, Takemura Yoshinari, Miyatake Norio, Murakami Motoyoshi: Optical disk and method for recording onto an optical disk. Matsushita Electric, January 12, 2000: EP0971345-A1 (39 worldwide citation)

An optical disk storing write-once information usable for protecting the copyright of the software by preventing the duplication, unauthorized use, etc., of the software. In the optical disk, a recording layer (213) is formed on a disk substrate (211) with a dielectric layer (212) inbetween. Then, a ...