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Laroia Rajiv, Li Junyi, Rangan Sundeep, Viswanath Pramod: Idendification of a base station, using latin-square hopping sequences, in multicarrier spread-spectrum systems. Lucent Technologies, October 24, 2001: EP1148673-A2 (73 worldwide citation)

A base station having the strongest downlink signal is identified by utilizing a unique slope of a pilot tone hopping sequence being transmitted by a base station. Specifically, base station identification is realized by determining the slope of the strongest received pilot signal, i.e., the receive ...


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Ko Jung Wan, Chung Hyun Kwon: Method of verifying defect management area information of optical disc and apparatus for performing the same. Samsung Electronics, October 24, 2001: EP1148493-A2 (64 worldwide citation)

A method of verifying the defect management area (DMA) information of a recordable and reproducible optical disc, and a test apparatus for performing the same. The method of verifying the DMA information includes selecting one among a plurality of test modes for verifying DMA information, setting a ...


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Bae Jae Kyun: Microstrip antenna. Kosan Information & Technologi, October 24, 2001: EP1148581-A1 (64 worldwide citation)

A microstrip antenna (100) having a ground patch (40) on which at least a feed line (30) is located, and a dielectric (50) laminated on the ground patch (40). The microstrip antenna (100) includes a left radiation patch (61) short-circuited to one end of the ground patch (40) and laminated on a left ...


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Pope Richard A, Cherney Thomas M, Hardcastle David S, Ploehn Guenther, Schmidt Juergen K, Gonzalez Aldalberto: Electrical interconnection system and device. Minnesota Mining & Mfg, October 24, 2001: EP1148587-A2 (61 worldwide citation)

An interconnection providing multiple electrical interconnections at a fine pitch can be formed in a pluggable and unpluggable form using multiple connector channels and rows of contact elements in each of a plug and socket. The contacts may be a mixture of active and passive contacts. Furthermore, ...


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Scott Robert J, Herrmann Robert P, Ray Donald R: Multi-activity offshore exploration and/or development drilling method and apparatus. Transocean Sedco Forex, October 24, 2001: EP1148206-A2 (61 worldwide citation)

A multi-activity drillship (30) apparatus having a single derrick (40) and multiple tubular activity stations within the derrick (40) wherein primary drilling activity may be conducted from the derrick (40) and simultaneously auxiliary drilling activity may be conducted from the same derrick (40) to ...


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Sciammarella Eduardo Agusto, Rekimoto Junichi, Oba Haruo, Imamura Makoto, Agata Hideyuki, Hayashi Masakazu, Kuninori Masato: Managing data objects. Sony, October 24, 2001: EP1148412-A2 (54 worldwide citation)

A device for managing image and audio files displays thumbnails, which are representative of the files, on a screen in different arrangements, depending on the selected layout and order. When the user enters input to indicates that he or she wishes to browse through the thumbnails, the thumbnails mo ...


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Koyama Jun, Inukai Kazutaka: Self-luminous device and electric machine using the same. Semiconductor Energy Lab, October 24, 2001: EP1148553-A2 (51 worldwide citation)

To provide a self-luminous device capable of clear, multi-gray scale, color display and an electric machine provided with the same. Gray scale display is attained by a time division driving method in which an EL element (109) provided in a pixel (104) is controlled to emit light or not to emit light ...


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Masuda Hiroyo, Mamiya Keiko: Selective dropping of calls during handover to congested cells. Fujitsu, October 24, 2001: EP1148753-A2 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention mainly proposes a method of changing the number of calls in a multicall communication mode including a step of detecting an occurrence of handover, a step of transmitting a special message having inserted therein call-number changing information regarding the increases and decr ...


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Hameleers Heino, Hundscheidt Frank: Communication device. Ericsson Telefon L M, October 24, 2001: EP1148687-A1 (36 worldwide citation)

A communication device and method of distributing data over a plurality of channels is described, where a first protocol implementation (11) provided at a first layer (1) has a plurality of media data streams (12, 13, 14), each media stream being associated with a type of media, and passes the strea ...