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Belgacem Haba, Hamid Eslampour, Konstantine Karavakis: Components with releasable leads. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 17, 2002: US06495462 (15 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic component is made by providing a starting structure having a dielectric layer and leads on a surface of the dielectric layer. Ends of the leads are connected to contacts on a microelectronic element, such as the contacts on a semiconductor chip or wafer. The dielectric layer is the ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Lidless socket and method of making same. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 17, 2002: US06493932 (6 worldwide citation)

A method of using a socket to electrically interconnect a microelectronic assembly having electrically conductive joining units and a substrate having electrically conductive contacts includes providing a socket having a plurality of apertures with deflectable, resilient lip regions, and positioning ...


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Michael D Laufer, Jeffrey C Cerier, Amos G Cruz: Tissue reconfiguration. ndo surgical, Fish & Richardson P C, December 17, 2002: US06494888 (559 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes an elongated member configured for transoral placement into a stomach, and a distal end effector including first and second members configured to engage stomach tissue, e.g., tissue beyond the: esophageal junction. The first and second members are movable relatively toward one ...


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Philip Victor Harman: Image processing method and apparatus. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, December 17, 2002: US06496598 (460 worldwide citation)

An image conversion system for converting monoscopic images for viewing in three dimensions including: an input means adapted to receive the monoscopic images; a preliminary analysis means to determine if there is any continuity between a first image and a second image of the monoscopic image sequen ...


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Paul Wessel: Handheld controller for monitoring/using medical parameters. Guidance Interactive Technologies, December 17, 2002: US06494830 (426 worldwide citation)

The Invention presents a system and method of combining a medical device, a medical testing procedure, in a combination of hardware and software that provide motivation and digital rewards through a hand held video game controller or other hand held computing device.


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Jeffrey B Sampsell: Image display and remote control system capable of displaying two distinct images. Sharp Laboratories of America, Robert D Varitz P C, December 17, 2002: US06496122 (425 worldwide citation)

An image display system capable of displaying two distinct images at the same time. One image is shown on an image display device such as a television or computer monitor which is coupled to the image display system. The other image is shown on a remote control included in an image display system. A ...


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Edouard Bugnion, Scott W Devine, Mendel Rosenblum: System and method for virtualizing computer systems. VMWare, Jeffrey Slusher, December 17, 2002: US06496847 (382 worldwide citation)

A virtual machine monitor (VMM) is included in a computer system that has a protected host operating system (HOS). A virtual machine running at least one application via a virtual operating system is connected to the VMM. Both the HOS and the VMM have separate operating contexts and disjoint address ...


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E Skott Greenhalgh: Endovascular valve. Prodesco, Synnestvedt & Lechner, December 17, 2002: US06494909 (353 worldwide citation)

A one-way valve suitable for implant in the human vascular system is disclosed. The valve is formed by a tube of braided filaments and has an upstream end supported in an open configuration by a radial support. The valve has a downstream portion formed by a plurality of flexible leaflets resiliently ...


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Subramanian Muthu, Chin Chang: LED luminaire with electrically adjusted color balance using photodetector. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Aaron Waxler, December 17, 2002: US06495964 (337 worldwide citation)

The combined light output (chromaticity) of a white light emitting LED luminaire is electronically controlled based on measurements by a single photodiode arranged to measure the light outputs of at least a plurality of the LEDs in the array. This is accomplished by measuring the light output of the ...