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Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald: Controlling threading dislocation densities in Ge on Si using graded GeSi layers and planarization. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, August 22, 2000: US06107653 (136 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor structure including a semiconductor substrate, at least one first crystalline epitaxial layer on the substrate, the first layer having a surface which is planarized, and at least one second crystalline epitaxial layer oil the at least one first layer. In another embodiment of the inv ...


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F Thomson Leighton, Daniel M Lewin: Global hosting system. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, David H Judson, August 22, 2000: US06108703 (740 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a network architecture or framework that supports hosting and content distribution on a truly global scale. The inventive framework allows a Content Provider to replicate and serve its most popular content at an unlimited number of points throughout the world. The inventive ...


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Noel H Eberhardt, Sanjar Ghaem: Radio frequency identification tag having an article integrated antenna. Motorola, Terri S Hughes, Val Jean F Hillman, August 22, 2000: US06107920 (439 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency identification tag (14) utilizes an antenna (22) formed in association with, and thus integral to, an article, package, package container, label and/or identification badge (10). In a preferred embodiment, a radio frequency identification tag circuit chip assembly (12) is secured t ...


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Laurence Daniel Hardesty: Financial transaction system with retirement saving benefit. Gregory J Nelson, August 22, 2000: US06105865 (430 worldwide citation)

The system is a rebate program for the benefit of participating individuals such as wage earners. Participating individuals apply and are approved and are issued a card with an identifiable account number using credit approval systems. The card may include debit, smart card, customer loyalty and sec ...


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Robert T Durst, Kevin Hunter: Automatic access of electronic information through machine-readable codes on printed documents. NeoMedia Technologies, Anthony R Barkume, Greenberg Traurig, August 22, 2000: US06108656 (412 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a system and method for providing automated access to electronic information stored in a database in either a local or remote location. The system utilizes a machine-readable code printed on a document, referred to herein as an intelligent document since it stores informatio ...


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Trevor Blumenau: Content display monitor. Nielsen Media Research, Engage Technologies, David R Graham, August 22, 2000: US06108637 (373 worldwide citation)

The invention can enable monitoring of the display of content by a computer system. Moreover, the invention can enable monitoring of the displayed content to produce monitoring information from which conclusions may be deduced regarding the observation of the displayed content by an observer. The in ...


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Allan E Alcorn, Michael Barnett, Louis D Giacalone Jr, Adam E Levinthal: Electronic casino gaming system with improved play capacity, authentication and security. Silicon Gaming, Claude Hamrick, Oppenheimer W Donnelly, August 22, 2000: US06106396 (368 worldwide citation)

The electronic casino gaming system consists of several system components, including a microprocessor (12), a main memory unit (13) that is typically a random access memory, and a system boot ROM (14). Also included in the electronic casino gaming system are a non-volatile RAM (17), a mass storage u ...


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Thomas C Collins, Christiane Munkholm, Rudolf E Slovacek: Optical oxidative enzyme-based sensors. Bayer Corporation, August 22, 2000: US06107083 (359 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses enzyme-based optical sensors for detecting blood components which are substrates for oxidative enzymes, the sensors advantageously employing a multiple-layer structure featuring a thin, rapidly responding, optical, oxygen sensing layer. The sensors comprise, in order, a) an e ...


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Thomas D Egan: Suture tensioning and fixation device. Axya Medical, McDermott Will & Emery, August 22, 2000: US06106545 (325 worldwide citation)

A suture tensioning and fixation device comprises a suture thread and a suture retaining element. The retaining element has a first suture thread engaging portion on the first end, a second suture thread engaging portion opposite the first suture thread engaging portion, and a third, substantially c ...


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Rick Fletcher, Prakash Banthia: Distributed remote monitoring (dRMON) for networks. 3COM Corporation, Wagner Murabito & Hao, August 22, 2000: US06108782 (312 worldwide citation)

Distributed remote monitoring (dRMON) of network traffic and performance uses distributed nodes to collect traffic statistics at distributed points in the network. These statistics are forwarded to collectors which compile the statistics to create combined views of network performance. A collector m ...



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