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Yamazaki Shunpei, Ohtani Hisashi, Hamatani Toshiji: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method therefor. Semiconductor Energy Lab, May 10, 2000: EP0999595-A2 (130 worldwide citation)

An active layer of an NTFT includes a channel forming region, at least a first impurity region, at least a second impurity region and at least a third impurity region therein. Concentrations of an impurity in each of the first, second and third impurity regions increase as distances from the channel ...


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Berger Josef, Aaronson Itai: Broadband wireless mesh topology network. Caly, May 10, 2000: EP0999717-A2 (80 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses ways of implementing a broadband wireless network based on mesh topology, optimized for delivery of data, Internet, voice and multimedia to consumers, small offices and large company premises using data interfaces such as the IP standard interface and consumer multimedia digi ...


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Saigal Dinesh, King Rochelle, Singhal Ajay: Plasma cleaning step in a salicide process. Applied Materials, May 10, 2000: EP1099776-A1 (75 worldwide citation)

Prior to forming a silicide in the gate and drain/source regions of a MOS device, the exposed silicon regions to be coated and reacted with a metal are subjected to a reactive plasma cleaning process. The plasma gas is preferably comprises hydrogen or comprises a hydrogen/helium mixture or a fluoroc ...


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Gielen Frans L H: System for optimized brain stimulation. Medtronic, May 10, 2000: EP0998958-A2 (60 worldwide citation)

There is provided apparatus for testing to optimally place a deep brain lead 40, particularly for stimulating the GPi or other deep brain target to treat neurological disorders such as Parkinson's Disease and the like. The invention embraces determining the location of a feedback target such as the ...


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Rashid Farrokhi Farrokh, Valenzuela Reinaldo A: Space-time diversity for wireless systems. Lucent Technologies, May 10, 2000: EP0999658-A2 (54 worldwide citation)

The signal to interference and noise ratio (SINR) of wireless systems can be improved, if not optimized, by determining operating parameters used by the base station to substantially simultaneously control the transmit beam patterns that are each formed to establish a communication channel between a ...


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Walter Andrew Gordon Neil: Hybrid-linear-bicubic interpolation method and apparatus. Ibm, May 10, 2000: GB2343579-A (51 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for reducing the computational overhead of bicubic interpolation while still providing a similar level of accuracy. The invention takes into account the fact that sampled points surrounding a point whose value is to be determined have respective first, second and th ...


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Canini Federico, Piva Marco, Zocca Rinaldo: Device for the acquisition and automatic processing of data obtained from optical codes. Datalogic, May 10, 2000: EP0999514-A1 (50 worldwide citation)

The device (1) for the acquisition and automatic processing of data obtained from optical codes comprises a CMOS optical sensor (5); an analog processing unit (6) connected to the optical sensor; an analog/digital conversion unit (7) connected to the analog processing unit; a logic control unit (10) ...


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Iyer Vijay K, Johnson Robert M, Buschmann Johannes, Falkowski Reinhold, Cutler Christopher A, Wallace William D, Smith Steven R, Mcgraw Daniel J, Tu Nick, Montagnoli Clifford G, Banks Trent W: Fetal oximetry system and sensor. Respironics, May 10, 2000: EP0998214-A1 (50 worldwide citation)

This invention is an optical measuring device having multiple optical paths between one or more light emitters, one or more light detectors, and/or providing at least two sets of wavelength of light along at least one path, with a final measurement being produced as a combination of measurements of ...


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Dodd Mark A: Multi-band infrared photodetector. Lockheed, May 10, 2000: EP0999600-A2 (44 worldwide citation)

An infrared detector array includes a plurality of detector pixel structures, each having a plurality of coplanar sections responsive to different bands of infrared radiations. Each section of a pixel structure comprises a plurality of elongate quantum well infrared radiation absorbing photoconducto ...


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Audousset Marie Pascale: Dyeing composition containing a cattonic and an oxidativ dye based an pyrazolo-(1,5)-pyramidine and dyeing process. Oreal, May 10, 2000: EP0998908-A2 (42 worldwide citation)

Composition (I) for oxidation dyeing of keratinic fibers comprises at least one pyrazolo(1,5-a)pyrimidine developer (II) and at least one cationic direct dye (III) and contains no enzyme system capable of causing oxidation of (II). Independent claims are also included for the following: (1) a method ...