Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Iii Fred C: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega, March 31, 2000: FR2783962-A1

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 ...

Tarran Jones
Robert W Chesnut, Margaret J Polley, James C Paulson, S Tarran Jones, Jose W Saldanha, Mary M Bendig, Michael Kriegler, Carl Perez, Robert Bayer, Michael Nunn: Method for detecting the presence of P-selectin. Cytel Corporation, Campbell & Flores, March 7, 2000: US06033667 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to compositions and methods for treating inflammation and other pathological conditions using novel blocking P-selectin antibodies that inhibit adhesion of leukocytes to activated platelets and/or to activated vascular endothelium in vivo. Both murine and humanized anti ...


Charles Mao
Joseph C Cook, Xiaoping Charles Mao: Dense WDM in the 1310 nm band. MCI Communications Corporation, March 28, 2000: US06043914 (16 worldwide citation)

Dense wavelength division multiplexing within a 1310 nm band is accomplished over a single mode fiber. Carrier wavelengths are selected from within two windows, a low subband and/or a high subband, on either side of a guardband. The guardband includes the zero dispersion wavelength .lambda..sub.0 of ...


Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Stacy W Nichols: Large-scale service-rate regulators for ATM switching. Nortel Networks Corporation, Yoshiharu Toyooka, Victoria Donnelly, Gowling Strathy & Henderson, March 21, 2000: US06041040 (4 worldwide citation)

Techniques of service-rate controls in ATM switches are described, and apparatus for their implementation are devised. The techniques fall in two categories: frequency domain controls, and time-domain controls. The regulators control the service rate on a per-class basis or on a per-connection basis ...

Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald, Srikanth B Samavedam: Utilization of miscut substrates to improve relaxed graded silicon-germanium and germanium layers on silicon. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, March 21, 2000: US06039803 (61 worldwide citation)

A method of processing semiconductor materials, including providing a monocrystalline silicon substrate having a (001) crystallographic surface orientation; off-cutting the substrate to an orientation from about 2.degree. to about 6.degree. offset towards the [110] direction; and epitaxially growing ...

Kees Schouhamer Immink
Milton de Andrade Ribeiro Filho, Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Apparatus for decoding a channel signal into an information signal and reproducing arrangement provided with the apparatus. U S Philips Corporation, March 14, 2000: US06038274 (4 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for decoding a channel signal into an information signal is disclosed. The channel signal comprises subsequent blocks of information, a block of information comprising a sync word and a plurality of channel words. The information signal includes subsequent information words. The apparat ...


Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Stacy W Nichols, Todd D Morris: ATM service scheduler using reverse-binary scattering and time-space mapping. Nortel Networks Corporation, March 7, 2000: US06034960 (26 worldwide citation)

A method for scheduling low delay-jitter cell transmissions for multiple streams of Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) traffic from a node is disclosed. Cells belonging to multiple streams of virtual circuits (VCs) and virtual paths (VPs) are stored in the node's memory. A link controller scans a time ...