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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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Klaus Hafemann
Hafemann Klaus: Electrical dental care device. Wik Far East, February 26, 2003: EP1285637-A2

An electric toothbrush drive has a drive shaft (2) with eccentric (17) driving the head (7) through a cardan link (6)


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James Reuss
Michael T Larsen, James L Reuss: Direct to digital oximeter and method for calculating oxygenation levels. Criticare Systems, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s c, February 25, 2003: US06526301 (203 worldwide citation)

An oximeter for non-invasively measuring the oxygen saturation in blood with increased speed and accuracy is disclosed. The oximeter includes a number of features which increase the functionality of the device including: a dynamic range control for monitoring a range of inputs from low level signals ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Dan A Steinberg, Mindaugas F Dautartas: Optical fiber array for preventing flow of glue between fibers and waveguide. Shipley Company, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, February 25, 2003: US06526204 (11 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber array having wick stop grooves in a front face of the array. The wick stop grooves control the movement of liquid adhesive (e.g. UV curable adhesive, solder, sol-gel). Particularly, the wick stop grooves prevent liquid adhesive from flowing between the optical fibers in the array an ...


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Brian Goodall
Saikumar Jayaraman, Brian L Goodall, Richard Vicari, John Henry Lipian, Robert David Allen, Juliann Opitz, Thomas I Wallow: Polycyclic polymers containing pendant cyclic anhydride groups. Sumitomo Bakelite, International Business Machines, Thoburn T Dunlap, Hudak Shunk & Farine Co, February 25, 2003: US06525153 (4 worldwide citation)

Polymers comprising polycyclic repeating units containing pendant anhydride moieties are disclosed. The polymer can be polymerized from polycycloolefins containing pendant anhydride moieties in the presence of a nickel containing single component catalyst. In optional embodiments the polycycloolefin ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Noel A Heiks, Dan A Steinberg: Optoelectronic device-optical fiber connector having micromachined pit for passive alignment of the optoelectronic device. Joseph P Quinn Esq, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, February 20, 2003: US20030034438-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A connector for optically connecting an array of optoelectronic device (e.g. VCSELS or photodetectors) and an array of optical waveguides (e.g. optical fibers or integrated optical waveguides). The device has a submount chip for holding the optoelectronic device. The submount chip has a micromachine ...


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John Yamamoto
Won Suh Park, John Hiroshi Yamamoto: Method for reduction of substituted malonates to diols. Rohm And Haas Company, February 20, 2003: US20030036666-A1

A method for reducing a malonate having the formula R1R2C(CO2R3)(Co2R4) to a diol having the formula R1R2C(CH2OH)2 comprising treating said malonate with sodium aluminum hydride.


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Charles Szmanda
Charles R Szmanda, Anthony Zampini: Solvents and photoresist compositions for short wavelength imaging. Shipley Company, Edwards & Angell, February 20, 2003: US20030036016-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

New photoresists are provides that are suitable for short wavelength imaging, particularly sub-170 nm such as 157 nm. Resists of the invention comprise a fluorine-containing polymer, a photoactive component, and a solvent component. Preferred solvents for use on the resists of the invention can main ...


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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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Jennifer Petoff
Robert M Waymouth, Raisa L Kravchenko, Jennifer Maciejewski Petoff, Joyce Hung: High-melting polyolefin copolymer elastomers, catalysts and methods of synthesis. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Jacques M Dulin Esq, Innovation Law Group, February 11, 2003: US06518378 (27 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to high melting polyolefin copolymers suitable as thermoplastic elastomers and catalysts and methods for their synthesis. These elastomeric olefin copolymers are characterized by a mole fraction of crystallizable component X



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