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Charles Mao
Andrew Niall Robinson, Xiaoping Charles Mao: PMD characterization across multiple optical channels of an optical link. Harrity & Snyder, March 28, 2002: US20020036811-A1

A fiber optic communications link having PMD characterization across multiple optical channels to identify PMD problems. The communications link has adaptive PMD controls employed along the optical link, whereby PMD phenomena detected by instruments, such as PMD compensators, are interpreted as bein ...


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Maricela Morales
Anthony Zampini, Sungseo Cho, Peter Trefonas: Novel polymers and photoresist compositions comprising labile polymer backbones for short wave imaging. Shipley Company, Peter F Corless, Edwards & Angell, March 28, 2002: US20020037472-A1

The present invention includes polymers and photoresist compositions that comprise the polymers as a resin binder component. Photoresists of the invention include chemically-amplified positive-acting resists that can be effectively imaged at short wavelengths such as sub-300 nm, particularly 157 nm. ...


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Grabar Ivan, Jalusic Krunoslav, Ordulj Anicic Goran: Mp 3 jukebox. Grabar Ivan, Jalusic Krunoslav, Ordulj Anicic Goran, MODRUSAN RANOGAJEC Zeljka, March 28, 2002: WO/2002/025610 (39 worldwide citation)

The MP 3 jukebox can be realised as an autonomous apparatus in the wall-mountable, desk or self-supportable version, but it can also be combined with a dart-apparatus, computer based cash register, video or computer games.Its operatin is based on the utilisation of one single standard PC or notebook ...


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Gerardus Johannes Burger, Job Elders, Vincentius Laurentius Spiering, Hendrik Harmen van den Vlekkert: Micro electromechanical system and method for transmissively switching optical signals. Law Offices Of Charles Guenzer, March 28, 2002: US20020037128-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

An optical switch and method of making in which a large number of optical elements, which may be diffractive or refractive, are formed within the plane of a wafer to transmit light approximately perpendicularly to the wafer plane. The optical elements are formed on separate deformable mechanical ele ...


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Hwang Jeong Yeon, Seo Dae Shik: Va-π cell liquid crystal display using blend polyimide. Seo Dae Shik, March 28, 2002: KR1020010076781 (12 worldwide citation)

PURPOSE: A VA-π cell liquid crystal display using blend polyimide is provided to reduce a tilt angle of vertical alignment by using blended polyimide as vertical and horizontal polyimide alignment films, thereby assuring a high contrast ratio and a high speed of response time. CONSTITUTION: In a ...


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Salerno Antonio: Method and apparatus for dynamic determination of optimum connection of a client to content servers. Conxion Corporation, KOHLER Thomas D, March 28, 2002: WO/2002/025463 (8 worldwide citation)

The method and apparatus of the present invention provide dynamic routing selection of the optimum data server from among many data servers (130, 300) that form a distributed content cache on a communications network (100). A user client (110, 120) enters a request by one of several addressing proto ...


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Keefer Bowie G, Babicki Matthew, Sellars Brian, Parker Ian Spencer, Doman David G, Carel Alain, Roy Surajit: Layered manifold pressure swing adsorption device and method. Questair Technologies, Keefer Bowie G, Babicki Matthew, Sellars Brian, Parker Ian Spencer, Doman David G, Carel Alain, Roy Surajit, SLATER Stacey C, March 28, 2002: WO/2002/024309 (6 worldwide citation)

Rotary PSA systems, both axial and radial flow, with M > 1, provide interpenetrating, layered manifolds to accommodate all of the steps of a complex PSA cycle, suitable with equal compactness for any value of 'M'. This approach extends readily to accommodate a plurality of rotary PSA modules and the ...


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Vishnu K Agarwal, Garo Derderian, Gurtej S Sandhu, Weimin M Li, Mark Visokay, Cem Basceri, Sam Yang: Methods for forming and integrated circuit structures containing ruthenium and tungsten containing layers. Micron Technology, Klarquist Sparkman, One World Trade Center, March 28, 2002: US20020037630-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

Capacitors having increased capacitance include an enhanced-surface-area (rough-surfaced) electrically conductive layer or other layers that are compatible with the high-dielectric constant materials. In one approach, an enhanced-surface-area electrically conductive layer for such capacitors is form ...


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Rhim Hannong, Morman Michael Tod, Qin Jian: Absorbent having good absorbency and wicking properties. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, ROBINSON James B, March 28, 2002: WO/2002/024132 (5 worldwide citation)

There is provided and absorbent system for personal care products wherein absorbent material is located within an extendible layer. There may be a second outer layer on a side opposite the extendible layer. At least one of the outer layers must be liquid permeable. The layers may be bonded together ...


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Chackalamannil Samuel, Wang Yuguang, Boyle Craig D, Stamford Andrew W: Xanthine phosphodiesterase v inhibitors. Schering Corporation, KUTZENCO Allan N, March 28, 2002: WO/2002/024698 (5 worldwide citation)

A xanthine phosphodiesterase V inhibitor having the formula (I), where R?4¿ is a C¿3-15? cycloalkyl group, with or without one or more substituents, C¿3-15? cycloalkenyl group, with or without one or more substituents, or a heterocycloalkyl group of 3 to 15 members, with or without one or more subst ...