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Mody Dinesh, Berube Dany: Surgical microwave ablation assembly. Afx, March 13, 2002: EP1186274-A2 (101 worldwide citation)

An ablation assembly capable of ablating tissues inside the cavity of an organ is disclosed. The ablation assembly generally includes an ablative energy source and an ablative energy delivery device coupled to the ablative energy source. The ablative energy delivery device is configured for deliveri ...


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Shaffer Mark: Electroluminscent lamp. Shaffer Mark, March 13, 2002: GB2366610-A (82 worldwide citation)

A lamp comprises electroluminescent elements 1, 14 (preferably an LED) which radiate photons in the visible or UV region from a central core 15 to the surface 6. This light passes by multiple routes and through various optically active layers or particles 7,17, 18 and 19 that modify the original rad ...


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Cabezas Manuel Castro, Van Dijk Hans: The diagnosis, prevention, and/or succesful treatment of atherosclerosis, infectious diseases, and disturbances in the immune system. Univ Medisch Centrum Utrecht, March 13, 2002: EP1186299-A1 (69 worldwide citation)

Complement is recognized as an important, humoral defense system involved in the innate (nonspecific) recognition and elimination of microbial invaders, other foreign particles or molecules, and antigen-antibody complexes from the body. The present invention makes use of the surprising notion that t ...


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Tehranchi Babak: An encryption apparatus and method for synchronizing multiple encryption keys with a data stream. Eastman Kodak Co, March 13, 2002: EP1187483-A2 (64 worldwide citation)

A data stream, such as a digital motion picture, is encrypted in units of one or more blocks, each block having an assigned encryption key. A plurality of encryption keys is assigned to the complete data stream, with a synchronization index provided to map each individual encryption key to its start ...


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Kogiantis Achilles George, Sunay Mehmet Oguz, Viswanathan Harish: Communication system having a flexible transmit configuration. Lucent Technologies, March 13, 2002: EP1187506-A1 (63 worldwide citation)

A communication system's transmit configuration is reconfigured based on mobile station associated conditions such as the capability of the mobile receiver, carrier to interference or signal to noise ratios, and the degree of mobility associated with the mobile station. As a result, the transmit con ...


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Koike Akira, Murano Yoshio, Fukusawa Koichi: Surface-mount type light emitting diode and method of manufacturing same. Citizen Electronics, March 13, 2002: EP1187226-A1 (60 worldwide citation)

A surface-mount type light emitting diode has a reflection frame (21) placed around a light emitting diode element (15) mounted on an upper surface of a glass epoxy substrate (12). A first resin encapsulator (25) mixed with a wavelength-converting material is charged into the reflection frame (21) t ...


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Beiermann Bradley S, Francke Richard C: Method and system for allocating processing time between two processors. Illinois Tool Works, March 13, 2002: EP1187021-A2 (45 worldwide citation)

An appliance (10) having an embedded controller (20) with a processor (22), a network gateway interface device (28) coupled to the embedded controller, an operating program segment stored in a memory (24) of the embedded controller (20), a gateway communication program segment stored at least partia ...


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Deng Doug: Method and system for connecting and synchronizing supplemental power source to a power grid. Ecostar Electric Drive Systems, March 13, 2002: EP1187291-A2 (45 worldwide citation)

A system (10) and method (100) for connecting and synchronizing a supplemental power supply (10) and a power grid. The present invention detects current feedback signals i a and i b and grid phase voltage input signals U a_g , U b_g , and U c_g for controlling and synchronizing the three-phase outpu ...


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Potrebic Peter J, Huang Wei: Resolving recording conflicts between coinciding recording programming. Webtv Networks, March 13, 2002: EP1187467-A2 (44 worldwide citation)

A recording system uses electronic program guide information to resolve conflicts between programs that have been selected by a viewer for recording. The recording system allows the viewer to select conflicting (i.e., coinciding) programs for recording, while communicating to the viewer that a confl ...


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Waitl Guenther, Schellhorn Franz: Surface-mountable optical element and method of fabrication. Osram Opto Semiconductors, March 13, 2002: EP1187227-A2 (42 worldwide citation)

An opto-component has a main body (1) that inserts automatically by using an insert device and contains an optical transmitter and/or receiver (8). The opto-component also has an optical device (9) for shaping the light to be scattered and/or picked up. Adjustment aids serve to adjust the fastening ...