Charles Szmanda
Gary N Taylor, George G Barclay, Charles R Szmanda: Polymers and photoresist compositions for short wavelength imaging. Shipley Company L L C, S Matthew Cairns, Peter F Corless, Darryl P Frickey, December 26, 2000: US06165674 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel polymers and photoresist compositions that comprise the polymers as a resin binder component. The photoresist compositions of the invention can provide highly resolved relief images upon exposure to extremely short wavelengths, including well-resolved 0.25 micron ...

James Reuss
Michael T Larsen, James L Reuss: Direct to digital oximeter and method for calculating oxygenation levels. Criticare Systems, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Norris & Rieselbach s c, December 19, 2000: US06163715 (198 worldwide citation)

An oximeter for non-invasively measuring the oxygen saturation in blood with increased speed and accuracy is disclosed. The oximeter includes a number of features which increase the functionality of the device including: a dynamic range control for monitoring a range of inputs from low level signals ...

David Bohling
Eric Anthony Robertson III, David Arthur Bohling, Mark Allen George, Scott Edward Beck: Gas phase removal of SiO.sub.2 /metals from silicon. Air Products and Chemicals, Geoffrey L Chase, December 12, 2000: US06159859 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a process for thermal, vapor phase removal of silicon oxides and metal-containing contaminants from a surface of a substrate of a type used in manufacturing semiconductor devices comprising contacting the substrate at an elevated temperature at an elevated temperature approp ...


Malini Batheja, Ph.D
Behl Charanjit R, Dua Ramneik, Gupta Malini, Rahman Parvin, Romeo Vincent D: Method for increasing the solubility of morphine and pharmaceutical compositions prepared therefrom. Nastech Pharmaceutical Company, BODNER Gerald T, December 21, 2000: WO/2000/076507

Methods are disclosed for increasing the solubility of morphine through the use of organic acid or its salts as a solubilizing agent. Particularly useful as solubilizing agents are salts of carboxylic acids, such as gluconate, acetate, citrate, lactate, tartrate, aspartate, fumarate, malate, maleate ...


Kees Schouhamer Immink
Josephus A H M Kahlman, Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Encoding of an input information signal. U S Philips Corporation, Michael E Belk, December 5, 2000: US06157325 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention proposes an apparatus for encoding an information signal. The information signal can be a (d,k) sequence. The apparatus encodes the (d,k) sequence into a (d+n,k+n) sequence by changing the number of zeroes between each time two subsequent ones in the sequence by n. The information sign ...

Andreas G Weichert
Andreas Weichert, Joachim Brendel, Heinz Werner Kleemann, Hans Jochen Lang, Jan Robert Schwark, Wolfgang Scholz, Udo Albus: 4-fluoroalkyl-substituted benzoylguanidines, process for their preparation, their use as a medicament or diagnostic, and medicament containing them. Aventis Pharma Deutschland, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, December 5, 2000: US06156800 (4 worldwide citation)

There are described benzoylguanidines of the formula I ##STR1## where R(1) is R(4)--SO.sub.m, R(5)R(6)N--SO.sub.2 --; O.sub.p --(CH.sub.2).sub.q --(CF.sub.2).sub.r --CF.sub.3 ; --SR(10), --OR(10) or --CR(10)R(11)R(12); R(2) is --(CH.sub.2).sub.u --(CF.sub.2).sub.t --CF.sub.3 ; R(3) is hydrogen or in ...

Planar silica optical waveguide with grooves. British Telecomm, December 31, 2000: EP1058136-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A planar optical waveguiding device comprises a core (10) located between empty grooves which extend both above and below the core (10). Preferably the core (10) has a bend with a radius of curvature of less than 2mm and the empty grooves (11 and 12) are located inside and outside the bend with inte ...

Mccracken John Hadley, Schulz Johann Gustav David: Anhydrides of polyaryl ketones. Gulf Research Development Co, December 31, 2000: GB1014664-A

The invention comprises anhydrides of formula in which R and R1 are the same or different aryl radicals which contain an aromatic ring directly attached to the carbon atom of the >C=O group, each of the aryl radicals containing an anhydride group located at least two positions away from the carbon a ...

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