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David Sherrer
Dan Steinberg, David W Sherrer: Optoelectronic packages having insulation layers. Dan Steinberg, ACT MicroDevices, November 1, 2001: US20010036344-A1

Optoelectronic packages comprising insulation layers, such as SiO2, are made by aligning one or more optical, surface emitting or detecting devices with one or more optical fiber arrays. The insulation layers electrically insulates the surface device from a base substrate. Additionally, the layer ac ...


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Lavoie Bruce S, Michalson William: Self-calibrating surround sound system. Keyhold Engineering, STUTIUS Wolfgang, November 1, 2001: WO/2001/082650 (17 worldwide citation)

A multi-channel surround sound system and method is described that allows automatic and independent calibration and adjustment of the frequency, amplitude and time response of each channel of the surround sound system. The disclosed auto-calibrating surround sound (ACSS) system includes a processor ...


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Andersson Lars Erik, Larsson Morgan: Device and arrangement for producing a three-dimensional object. Arcam, Andersson Lars Erik, Larsson Morgan, ALBIHNS GÖTEBORG, November 1, 2001: WO/2001/081031 (13 worldwide citation)

A device for manufacturing a three-dimensional product, which device comprises a work table on which said tree-dimensional product is to be built, a powder dispenser which is arranged to lay down a thin layer of powder on the work table for the formation of a powder bed, a ray gun for giving off ene ...


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Kazuhiro Nakamura, Naohiro Matsunaga, Yosuke Nishiura, Hidetoshi Watanabe: Anti-glare and anti-reflection film, polarizing plate, and image display device. Platon N Mandros, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 1, 2001: US20010035929-A1 (7 worldwide citation)

An anti-glare and anti-reflection film (1) which comprises, on a transparent support (2), at least one anti-glare layer (4) including particles (6), and a low refractive index layer (5) superposed in this order, in which the film has an average mirror reflectance at a 5° incidence in the wavelength ...


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Sadhu Chanchal, Dick Ken, Treiberg Jennifer, Sowell C Gregory, Kesicki Edward A, Oliver Amy: Inhibitors of human phosphatidyl-inositol 3-kinase delta. Icos Corporation, NAPOLI James J, November 1, 2001: WO/2001/081346 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods of inhibiting phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase delta isoform (PI3K$g(d)) activity, and methods of treating diseases, such as disorders of immunity and inflammation, in which PI3K$g(d) plays a role in leukocyte function are disclosed. Preferably, the methods employ active agents that selectively ...


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Sauer Jon, Van, Zeghbroeck Bart: An ultra-fast nucleic acid sequencing device and a method for making and using the same. Eagle Research & Development, Sauer Jon, Van, Zeghbroeck Bart, sHOLMES John, November 1, 2001: WO/2001/081896 (5 worldwide citation)

A system and method employing at least one semiconductor device, or an arrangement of insulating and metal layers, having at least one detecting region which can include, for example, a recess or opening therein, for detecting a charge representative of a component of a polymer, such as a nucleic ac ...


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Drauz Karlheinz, Knaup Günter: (De) Verfahren zur herstellung von 2,5-diketopiperazinen, 2,5-diketopiperazine, dipeptide und deren verwendung, (En) Method for producing 2,5-diketopiperazines, 2,5-diketopiperazines, dipeptides and the use thereof. Degussa, Drauz Karlheinz, Knaup Günter, November 1, 2001: WO/2001/081321 (5 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to a method for producing 2,5-diketopiperazines of general formula (I) by heating dipeptides of general formula (II) in an organic solvent while removing water by distillation. The invention also relates to novel 2,5-diketopiperazines, to dipeptides and to the use thereof. ...


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Shuzo Sato, Yuji Segawa, Akira Yoshio, Hiizu Ootorii, Zenya Yasuda, Masao Ishihara, Takeshi Nogami, Naoki Komai: Methods of producing and polishing semiconductor device and polishing apparatus. Rader Fishman & Grauer Pllc, November 1, 2001: US20010036746-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of production and a method of polishing a semiconductor device and a polishing apparatus, capable of easily flattening an initial unevenness of a metal film, excellent in efficiency of removal of an excess metal film, and capable of suppressing damage to an interlayer insulation film below ...


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Manoocher MB Birang, Allan Gleason, William L Guthrie: Forming a transparent window in a polishing pad for a chemical mehcanical polishing apparatus. Applied Materials a Delaware corporation, Applied Materials, November 1, 2001: US20010036805-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

The polishing pad for a chemical mechanical polishing apparatus, and a method of making the same. The polishing pad has a covering layer with a polishing surface and a backing layer which is adjacent to the platen. A first opening in the covering layer with a first cross-sectional area and a second ...


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Rambhatla Lakshmi, Carpenter Melissa K: Hepatocyte lineage cells derived from pluripotent stem cells. Geron Corporation, Rambhatla Lakshmi, Carpenter Melissa K, sSCHIFF J Michael, November 1, 2001: WO/2001/081549 (4 worldwide citation)

It has been discovered that when pluripotent stem cells are cultured in the presence of a hepatocyte differentiation agent, a population of cells is derived that has a remarkably high proportion of cells with phenotypic characteristics of liver cells. In one example, human embryonic stem cells are a ...