Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Robert D Allgood, Paul Smith, Fred C Thomas III: Frequency based cartridge detection system. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, July 23, 2002: US06424492 (3 worldwide citation)

A data storage disk having a latent illuminance discrimination marker for determining whether the data storage disk is suitable for use in a disk drive. A light source illuminates the marker and the marker emits illuminance, preferably as phosphorescence. A detector detects the emitted illuminance, ...


Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Konstantine Karavakis: Components with releasable leads. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 23, 2002: US06423907 (16 worldwide citation)

A connection component for making connections to a microelectronic element is made by providing leads on a surface of a polymeric layer and etching the polymeric layer to partially detach the leads from the polymeric layer, leaving a portion of each lead releasably connected to the polymeric layer b ...

Michael Straub
Elango Pakriswamy, Jong K Kim, Michael P Straub: High bandwidth low noise cross-coupled amplifier. Lucent Technologies, Kinney & Lange Pa, July 18, 2002: US20020093752-A1

A differential amplifier circuit for amplifying an input signal and for providing an output signal representative of the input signal includes first and second amplifier circuits, and first and second coupling circuits. The first and second amplifier circuits each include first and second transistor ...

Klaus Hafemann
Hafemann Klaus: Warm air hair care device. Wik Far East, July 17, 2002: EP1222871-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

The radial suction opening extends essentially completely around the air stream sucked in through the axial suction opening. The suction opening arrangement is arranged by an air guidance ring (13) opening in funnel-fashion at least in sections to the suction side by the design of an annular suction ...

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 ...

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 (221 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 ...


Bob Ware
Stephen H Brown, Mark F Mathias, Robert A Ware, David H Olson: Selective para-xylene production by toluene methylation. ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, July 23, 2002: US06423879 (58 worldwide citation)

There is provided a process for the selective production of para-xylene which comprises reacting toluene with methanol in the presence of a catalyst comprising a porous crystalline material having a Diffusion Parameter for 2,2 dimethylbutane of about 0.1-15 sec