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Katherina Babich
Marie Angelopoulos, Katherina Babich, Alfred Grill, Scott David Halle, Arpan Pravin Mahorowala, Vishnubhai Vitthalbhai Patel: Tunable vapor deposited materials as antireflective coatings, hardmasks and as combined antireflective coating/hardmasks and methods of fabrication thereof and applications thereof. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel P Morris, February 4, 2003: US06514667 (53 worldwide citation)

A lithographic structure and method of fabrication and use thereof having a plurality of layers at least one of which is a an RCHX layer which comprises a material having structural formula R:C:H:X, wherein R is selected from the group consisting of Si, Ge, B, Sn, Fe, Ti and combinations thereof and ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Donald V Perino, Sayeh Khalili: Redistributed bond pads in stacked integrated circuit die package. Rambus, Pennie & Edmonds, February 4, 2003: US06514794 (45 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor module having a first integrated circuit die having a planar surface. The first integrated circuit die has a first conductive pad disposed substantially on the planar surface and a redistributed conductive pad electrically connected to the first conductive pad. The redistributed cond ...


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Paul Meadows, Carla M Mann, David Karl Lee Peterson, Joey Chen: Rechargeable spinal cord stimulator system. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, February 4, 2003: US06516227 (978 worldwide citation)

A spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system provides multiple stimulation channels, each capable of producing up to 10 mA of current into a 1 K&OHgr; load. The SCS system further includes a replenishable power source, e.g., a rechargeable battery, that requires only an occasional recharge, and offers a l ...


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Adam Heller, Michael V Pishko: Subcutaneous glucose electrode. TheraSense, Merchant & Gould P C, February 4, 2003: US06514718 (743 worldwide citation)

A small diameter flexible electrode designed for subcutaneous in vivo amperometric monitoring of glucose is described. The electrode is designed to allow “one-point” in vivo calibration, i.e., to have zero output current at zero glucose concentration, even in the presence of other electroreactive sp ...


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James R Mault, Edwin Pearce, David Gilmore, Roshi Givechi, Jeanne Ragan, Andrzej Skoskiewicz, Neil Grimmer: Diet and activity-monitoring device. Healthetech, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, February 4, 2003: US06513532 (658 worldwide citation)

A diet and activity-monitoring device includes a timer which outputs a time-indicative signal. A body activity monitor monitors the body activity of a subject and outputs a signal indicative of the body activity. A consumption notation control is provided which the subject may operate to indicate wh ...


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Ammar Al Ali: System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 4, 2003: US06515273 (497 worldwide citation)

A system and a method monitor the useful and safe life of a pulse oximetry sensor. According to one embodiment, the system includes a sensor having a timer and a sensor life indicator. The sensor life indicator may advantageously include a visual alarm, an audio alarm, a vibrational alarm, a power d ...


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Mark A Maguire, Martin F O&apos Sullivan, Edward L Carcamo, Michael D Lesh, Alan K Schaer, Kevin J Taylor, Guillermo P Picazo: Positioning system and method for orienting an ablation element within a pulmonary vein ostium. Atrionix, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 4, 2003: US06514249 (412 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a surgical device and method. More particularly, it relates to a tissue ablation device assembly and method using a circumferential ablation member in combination with a position monitoring assembly in order to position the circumferential ablation member along a circumfere ...


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Richard L Gregg, Sandeep Giri, Timothy C Goeke: Subscription access system for use with an untrusted network. Prism Resources, Greer Burns & Crain, February 4, 2003: US06516416 (393 worldwide citation)

A system and method is disclosed for controlling access to computer resources using an untrusted network. The system preferably uses a hardware key connected to each subscriber client computer and adds software to the subscriber client computer and to the existing server computer. A clearinghouse is ...


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Joseph E Kaminkow, Jean M Brossard, Anthony J Baerlocher, Joseph R Hedrick, Lance R Peterson: Gaming device having value selection bonus. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, February 4, 2003: US06514141 (362 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a gaming device that provides a player with an opportunity to maximize a gaming device award. The game presents the player with a display having a plurality of groups of masked awards and enables the player to choose a masked award from each of the groups. The game does not ...


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Charles Fendrock: Luminous glucose monitoring device. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, February 4, 2003: US06514460 (333 worldwide citation)

A glucose monitoring device suitable for use in total darkness or in limited light environment. The glucose monitoring device comprises a housing, which encloses the components of the device that determine the blood glucose level of a blood sample on a test strip. The exterior surface of the housing ...



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