Nakagawa Satochi, Mizoguchi Hiroshi, Ando Seiko, Hayashi Mikiro, Ochiai Keiko, Yokoi Haruhiko, Tateishi Naoko, Senoh Akihiro, Ikeda Masato, Ozaki Akio: Novel polynucleotides. Kyowa Hakko Kogyo, June 20, 2001: EP1108790-A2 (180 worldwide citation)

Novel polynucleotides derived from microorganisms belonging to coryneform bacteria and fragments thereof, polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotides and fragments thereof, polynucleotide arrays comprising the polynucleotides and fragments thereof, recording media in which the nucleotide sequences o ...

Mousseau Gary, Yach David, Little Herb A: Apparatus and method for dynamically limiting information sent to a viewing device. Res In Motion, June 20, 2001: EP1109371-A2 (58 worldwide citation)

A system and method for transporting user-restricted data from a gateway device to a handheld viewing device is provided. The gateway device includes an information translator, content filters, and storage. The information translator delivers content from an information database coupled to the gatew ...

Kramer Kenneth S, Houser Kevin L: Active load control of ultrasonic surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 20, 2001: EP1108394-A2 (56 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic instruments, and particularly solid core ultrasonic instruments, are advantageous because they may be used to cut and/or coagulate organic tissue using energy in the form of mechanical vibrations transmitted to a surgical end-effector at ultrasonic frequencies. The present invention provi ...

Nakajima Kentaro, Inomata Koichiro, Saito Yoshiaki, Sagoi Masayuki: Magnetic memory device. Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co, June 20, 2001: EP1109170-A2 (42 worldwide citation)

A magnetic memory device comprises a memory cell assembled by first and second tunnel junction portions (11, 21) and a switch (31), each of the first and second tunnel junction portions being formed of a stack of a pinned layer in which a magnetization direction is fixed and a record layer in which ...

Savakis Andreas E, Etz Stephen: Method for automatic assessment of emphasis and appeal in consumer images. Eastman Kodak Co, June 20, 2001: EP1109132-A2 (41 worldwide citation)

An image is automatically assessed with respect to certain features, wherein the assessment is a determination of the degree of importance, interest or attractiveness of the image. First, a digital image is obtained corresponding to the image. Then one or more quantities are computed that are relate ...

Yu Zhiyi Jimmi, Demdov Alexander, Wang Jun, Hallmark Jerald Allan, Droopad Ravindranath, Ramdani Jamal: Semiconductor structure having a crystalline alkaline earth metal silicon nitride/oxide interface with silicon. Motorola, June 20, 2001: EP1109212-A2 (34 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor structure comprises a silicon substrate (10), one or more layers of single crystal oxides or nitrides (26), and an interface (14) between the silicon substrate and the one or more layers of single crystal oxides or nitrides, the interface manufactured with a crystalline material whic ...

Oweis Salah, D Ussel Louis, Chagnon Guy, Zuhowski Michael, Sack Tim, Laucournet Guillaume, Jackson Edward J: Module configuration. Cit Alcatel, June 20, 2001: EP1109237-A1 (33 worldwide citation)

A stand alone battery module including: (a) a mechanical configuration; (b) a thermal management configuration; (c) an electrical connection configuration; and (d) an electronics configuration. Such a module is fully interchangeable in a battery pack assembly, mechanically, from the thermal manageme ...

Nishi Takeshi, Ishimara Noriko: El display device. Semiconductor Energy Lab, June 20, 2001: EP1109225-A2 (32 worldwide citation)

An EL display device capable of reducing an average film resistance of an anode in an EL device as well as displaying an image with high definition, and electrical equipment including such an EL display device are provided. A light-shielding metal film 109 is provided on an anode 108 so as to concea ...

Fuchs Sybille, Price Samantha Jane, Hirsch Uwe Thomas Michael Hors, Kremer Veronique Marie Josephi: Digital tampon with uneven number of ribs. Procter & Gamble, June 20, 2001: EP1108408-A1 (30 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses digital tampons comprising a substantially cylindrical mass of compressed fibers, the tampons having a fibrous core substantially surrounding the central axis of the tampons and an uneven number of 7 or 9 ribs which extend radially outwards from the core.

King Richard R, Karam Nasser H, Haddad Moran: Multijunction photovoltaic cell using a silicon or silicon-germanium substrate. Boeing, June 20, 2001: EP1109230-A2 (29 worldwide citation)

A monolithic, multijunction photovoltaic cell (10; 30; 50; 80) is proposed, comprising: an active substrate subcell (11; 31; 51; 81) comprising one of Si, SiGe and pure Ge, said substrate subcell (11; 31; 51; 81) having a side and being characterized by a substrate subcell bandgap and a substrate su ...