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Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Kodikkunnathukulangara Sivadasan, Guoxiao Guo: Head suspension assembly with piezoelectric beam micron actuator. Data Storage Institute, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, February 18, 2003: US06522050 (7 worldwide citation)

A micro actuator driven load beam mechanism for use in a head suspension assembly is disclosed. The mechanism includes a load beam including a proximal end portion and a distal end portion, a hinge portion connecting the proximal and distal end portions of the load beam for permitting relative movem ...


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Cynthia Hoover
Michael Alexander Lienhard, Cynthia A Hoover, Jim D Atwood, David C Hoth: Synthesis of substituted ruthenocene complexes. Praxair Technology, Research Foundation of Suny, Robert J Follett, February 18, 2003: US06521772 (5 worldwide citation)

This invention is directed to a method for producing an alkyl-substituted metallocene complex comprising the steps of mixing a metallocene with a solvent to form a metallocene-solvent mixture; mixing the metallocene-solvent mixture with an effective amount of a metallation reagent to produce a metal ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Kenneth C Wu, Eugene A Fitzgerald, Jeffrey T Borenstein: Etch stop layer system. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, February 18, 2003: US06521041 (61 worldwide citation)

A SiGe monocrystalline etch-stop material system on a monocrystalline silicon substrate. The etch-stop material system can vary in exact composition, but is a doped or undoped Si


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Jian Chen, Tomoharu Tanaka, Yupin Fong, Khandker N Quader: Operating techniques for reducing effects of coupling between storage elements of a non-volatile memory operated in multiple data states. SanDisk Corporation, Skjerven Morrill, February 18, 2003: US06522580 (738 worldwide citation)

A non-volatile memory system having an array of memory cells with at least one storage element each is operated with a plurality of storage level ranges per storage element. A flash electrically erasable and programmable read only memory (EEPROM) is an example, wherein the storage elements are elect ...


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Roy Aaron Underwood: Interfacing servers in a Java based e-commerce architecture. Accenture, Daphne L Burton, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, February 18, 2003: US06523027 (565 worldwide citation)

A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for providing an interface between a first server and a second server with a proxy component situated therebetween. Initially, a request for a business object is identified by an application on the first server. The first server is then connec ...


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Robert S Kieval, Peter T Keith, Matthew M Burns, Thomas R Hektner, Gina L Hansen: Devices and methods for cardiovascular reflex control. CVRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 18, 2003: US06522926 (553 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods by which the blood pressure, nervous system activity, and neurohormonal activity may be selectively and controllably reduced by activating baroreceptors. By selectively and controllably activating baroreceptors, the present invention reduces excessive blood pressure, sym ...


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K Collin McIvor, James L Cabernoch, Kevin D Branch, Nannette M Van Antwerp, Edgardo C Halili, John J Mastrototaro: Glucose sensor package system. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, February 18, 2003: US06520326 (511 worldwide citation)

A glucose sensor package system that includes a glucose sensor and a protective package that indicates exposure to temperature changes to indicate proper temperature control. Also covered are methods of transporting and sterilizing the package. In addition, glucose sensors directed to various sizing ...


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Steven J Tallarida, Steven W Ek: System and method for joint resurface repair. STD Manufacturing, Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger PLLC, February 18, 2003: US06520964 (434 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides tools and methods for mapping and measuring the articular surface of a joint (or of any bony surface) and for fabricating a prosthetic device based on this recorded data. In one embodiment, once the defect of the chondral surface has been identified, a guide pin is ins ...


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Kevin Thomas Foley, Maurice Mell Smith, John B Clayton, Joseph Moctezuma: Methods for accessing the spinal column. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, February 18, 2003: US06520907 (375 worldwide citation)

A method for accessing the spine includes making an incision in the skin of a patient. The skin and tissue can be dilated, and a cannula inserted through the dilated skin and tissue. The cannula includes a distal end positioned adjacent a first working space that includes paraspinous tissue. The can ...


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Herbert R Gillis: Method for retrieving semantically distant analogies. Huntsman International, Nicole Peffer, February 18, 2003: US06523026 (346 worldwide citation)

A process of identifying terms or sets of terms in target domains having functional relationships (roles) analogous to terms (contained in the query) selected from a source domain whereby queryrelevant but semantically distant (novel) analogies may be retrieved, corresponding to any user defined que ...



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