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Oshima Nobumasa, Abe Taizo, Abe Hideyuki: Method of filling gap of flat panel substrate with viscous liquid material. Ayumi Kogyo, September 26, 2001: JP2001-264782 (196 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method of filling the gap between flat panel substrates with a viscous liquid material by which a material such as a liquid crystal in a specified amount can be efficiently supplied in a short time instead of injecting a viscous liquid material such as a liquid cry ...


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Ushijima Kenshi, Nanbu Toshikazu, Chiba Nobutaka, Watanabe Jun: Toroidal-type continuously variable transmission for automobiles. Nissan Motor, September 26, 2001: EP1136724-A2 (150 worldwide citation)

A toroidal-type continuously variable transmission (CVT), including rolling elements having traction surfaces cooperating with each other to transmit a power between the rolling elements via a traction oil film formed between the traction surfaces. The traction surfaces have the microstructure that ...


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Miyazawa Kenichi, Takahashi Osamu, Fujimori Shigeyuki: Temperature difference drive unit, and electric device, timepiece and light electrical appliance having the same. Seiko Epson, September 26, 2001: EP1136698-A1 (103 worldwide citation)

A thermal energy is converted into a mechanical energy by a thermal converter (21) including a phase change material whose phase changes between solid and liquid by a temperature change, so that good thermal conductivity can be secured within a normal operating temperature range since the phase chan ...


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Madsen Ulrik Riis, Jagielski Ole: Radio station for transmitting signals. Siemens, September 26, 2001: EP1137192-A1 (75 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a radio station for transmitting signals. An antenna of a transmitter of the radio station is matched to an output impedance of a power amplifier by adding an impedance with a variable reactance. A processor adjusts the variable reactance of the impedance according to an out ...


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Horii Akihiro, Mizuno Hitoshi: Optical imaging device. Olympus Optical, September 26, 2001: JP2001-264246 (54 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To have a high-speed reference scanning means having a high SN ratio, and to form an interference system inexpensively.SOLUTION: Interference is generated if the optical path length difference corresponding to the difference between a light delay time of an optical path in whic ...


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Fujimura Hiroyuki, Oshita Takahiro, Hirose Tetsuhisa, Miyoshi Norihisa, Naruse Katsutoshi, Hayakawa Junichi: Power generation system based on gasification of combustible material. Ebara, September 26, 2001: EP1136542-A1 (48 worldwide citation)

A low-temperature gasification furnace (2) is provided to gasify combustibles such as combustible wastes or coal at a predetermined temperature, for example, 400 to 1000 DEG C, and the produced gas is then supplied to a fuel cell (6) to generate electricity. The low-temperature gasification furnace ...


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Matsumoto Yukimichi, Ota Hiroshi, Onishi Yuji, Kimura Kenji, Tujii Takayuki, Sato Masahiro, Ninomiya Kouji, Hayashi Kazumasa: Electric vacuum cleaner. Sharp, September 26, 2001: EP1136028-A2 (46 worldwide citation)

In an electric vacuum cleaner, in a suction air passage provided between a nozzle unit having a nozzle and an electric blower for producing a suction air flow, a separator for separating dust from the suction air flow is arranged. In the separator, a dust collection chamber for collecting the separa ...


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Elliot William D, Neugebauer Charles: Digital phase lock loop. St Microelectronics, September 26, 2001: EP1137188-A2 (42 worldwide citation)

A system includes an all digital circuit implementation and standard cell construction of PLL (108) with a digital frequency synthesizer and a digital phase detector (224). The synthesizer includes a digital DLL (202) including a plurality of delay chains, each including at least one digitally progr ...


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Whitehurst Colin: Therapeutic light source and metho. Photo Therapeutics, September 26, 2001: GB2360461-A (40 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic light source, for example for photodynamic therapy (PDT), comprises comprising an array of preferably independently switchable red and blue light-emitting diodes LR, LB, mounted on a flexible backing. Other arrangements of non-planar arrays of LEDs are also claimed, both for external a ...


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Salmon Richard Aubrey: Watermarking in the luminance component of a picture signal. British Broadcasting, September 26, 2001: GB2360659-A (38 worldwide citation)

By deriving a luminance component substantially unaffected by gamma correction, and/or chrominance components, watermarking techniques which can be used to embed a watermark in a conventional (gamma correction affected) luminance component can be enhanced, as the embedding may better reflect the way ...