Craig Allen
Desaraju V Varaprasad, Mingtang Zhao, Craig Allen Dornan, Anoop Agrawal, Pierr Marc Allemand, Niall R Lynam: Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices. Donnelly Corporation, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 16, 2002: US06420036 (213 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to electrochromic ploymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films and processes for making such solid films and devices. The electrochromic polymeric solid films of the present invention exhibit beneficial properties and characteristic ...

Robert Senzig
Jiang Hsieh, Robert F Senzig: Dual cardiac CT scanner. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, July 16, 2002: US06421412 (68 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in one form, is an imaging system for generating images of an entire heart. In one embodiment, projection data is collected for a field of view containing only the heart so that the total detector size is reduced. The smaller detector allows the use of a plurality of source-de ...

Cynthia Hoover
Michael Alexander Lienhard, Cynthia A Hoover: Methods of synthesizing ruthenium and osmium compounds. Praxair Technology, Bernard Lau, July 16, 2002: US06420583 (22 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to a method for synthesizing a carbonyl based compound under neat conditions comprising refluxing a metal carbonyl compound with an excess of neutral ligand to produce a first mixture; evaporating any excess neutral ligand from the first mixture to produce a second mixture ...

Steven M Blumenau, Yoav Raz: Virtual ports for data transferring of a data storage system. EMC Corporation, Howrey Simon Arnold & White, July 16, 2002: US06421711 (762 worldwide citation)

A storage controller has at least one physical data port for a data network including host processors. The storage controller is programmed to provide a plurality of virtual ports for access to storage, and a virtual switch for routing storage access requests from the physical port to the virtual po ...

Grant James Ryan, Shaun William Ryan, Craig Matthew Ryan, Wayne Alistar Munro, Del Robinson: Search engine. S L I Systems, Pillsbury Winthrop, July 16, 2002: US06421675 (741 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for a method of updatig an internet search engine database with the results of a user's selection of specific web page listings from the general web page listing provided to the user as a result of his initial keyword search entry. By updating the database with th ...

William B McCormick, David Kopans, George Stojanoff: E-mail filter and method thereof. Accepted Marketing, Hoffman Wasson & Gitler PC, July 16, 2002: US06421709 (609 worldwide citation)

A system and method of filtering junk e-mails. A user is provided with or compiles a list of e-mail addresses or character strings which a user would not wish to receive to produce a first filter. A second filter is provided including names and character strings which the user wishes to receive. Any ...

N Johan Knall, Mark Johnson: Three-dimensional memory array and method of fabrication. Matrix Semiconductor, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 16, 2002: US06420215 (601 worldwide citation)

A multi-level memory array is described employing rail-stacks. The rail-stacks include a conductor and semiconductor layers. The rail-stacks are generally the diode is located in one rail-stack and the other half in the other rail-stack.

Bret Ferree: Artificial intervertebral disc replacement methods and apparatus. Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, July 16, 2002: US06419704 (568 worldwide citation)

Artificial disc replacements for natural intervertebral discs make use of a shaped body having a final volume sized to consume at least a portion of an intervertebral disc space, and a filling within the shaped body enabling the body to cyclically compress and expand in a manner similar to the disc ...

R Raymond May: Systems, methods and computer program products for electronic trading of financial instruments. Blackbird Holdings, Alston & Bird, July 16, 2002: US06421653 (551 worldwide citation)

An internet-protocol based anonymous trading system which enables traders to identify bids and offers which they are eligible to trade based upon a color coded methodology which gives the trader credit preference information about the potential counterparty while still maintaining the anonymity of t ...

Nicholas Luke Bennett: Slot machine - with random line multiplier. Aristocrat Technologies Australia, Katten Muchin Zanis Rosenman, July 16, 2002: US06419579 (516 worldwide citation)

A slot machine, of the type having a video display screen which displays a plurality of rotatable reels carrying symbols, is arranged to pay a prize on the occurrence of a predetermined symbol or combination of symbols. The game includes a special feature which is invoked when a special triggering c ...