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Hsi-Hsun Tsai
Hsi Hsun Tsai, Ren Jet Yao, I Han Wu, Winyann Jang: Apparatus and method for compensation of central wavelength shifting of a fiber grating. Uconn Technology, Richard P Berg Esq, c o LADAS & PARRY, May 15, 2003: US20030091285-A1

An apparatus and method for compensation of central wavelength shifting of a fiber grating by material with Invar effect. In the present invention, a substrate having a negative thermal expansion coefficient and a fiber with fiber grating is provided, and two portions of the fiber at both sides of t ...


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Syed M Waheed
Bhatnagar Rakesh, Waheed Syed Mohsin, Chauhan Vibha: High level constitutive production of anthrax protective antigen. Bhatnagar Rakesh, Waheed Syed Mohsin, Chauhan Vibha, GUPTA Bhartee, May 15, 2003: WO/2003/040179

The present invention relates to a process for preparing anthrax protective antigen protein from E.coli using fed batch culture. This process creates a constitutively expressing system for rapid, efficient, cost-effective and high-level production of anthrax PA from E.coli. The steps of the process ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald: Relaxed silicon germanium platform for high speed cmos electronics and high speed analog circuits. Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, May 15, 2003: US20030089901-A1

Structures and methods for fabricating high speed digital, analog, and combined digital/analog systems using planarized relaxed SiGe as the materials platform. The relaxed SiGe allows for a plethora of strained Si layers that possess enhanced electronic properties. By allowing the MOSFET channel to ...


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Vieri Riccardo, Tomasso Cristiano, Vieri Flavio: System for sending text messages converted into speech through an internet connection to a telephone and method for running it. Vieri Riccardo, Tomasso Cristiano, Vieri Flavio, TURINI Laura, May 15, 2003: WO/2003/041364 (32 worldwide citation)

This invention consists of a system permitting to send text messages by Internet and let them arrive in the form of speech directly on the addressee's phone. This system works by means of a central server, where at least one software is installed, which receives the written message, converts it into ...


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Clapham David, Ren Dejian: Bacterial ion channel and a method for screening ion channel modulators. Children S Medical Center Corporation, Clapham David, Ren Dejian, RESNICK David S, May 15, 2003: WO/2003/040323 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a functionally expressed bacterial voltage-sensitive ion-selective channel. The novel channel can be used in conjunction with mammalian ion channel pore-containing regions in assays for screening for compounds that modulate activity of the channel. One bacterial ion ...


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Lecloux Daniel David, Petrov Viacheslav A, Smith Eric Maurice, Wang Ying: Electroluminescent platinum compounds and devices made with such compounds. E I Du Pont de Nemours And Company, Lecloux Daniel David, Petrov Viacheslav A, Smith Eric Maurice, Wang Ying, CAPRIA Mary Ann, May 15, 2003: WO/2003/040257 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention is generally directed to electroluminescent Pt(II) complexes which have emission maxima across the visible spectrum, and devices that are made with the Pt(II) complexes.


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Blaustein Lawrence A, Gall Douglas A, Brown Patrick W: Brosse a dents a mouvement complexe, Complex motion toothbrush. The Procter & Gamble Company, The Procter & Gamble Company, LEDGLEY CYNTHIA J, May 15, 2003: CA2465488 (6 worldwide citation)

An electrically driven toothbrush has a rotatable shaft with a remote cam, which fits into a slot in a bristle holder. The holder is mounted for rotation in a toothbrush head. When the shaft rotates the remote end describes a circle and drivingly engages the slot to cause the holder to vibrate in a ...


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Chan John Geoffrey, Ping Wang, Blaustein Lawrence A, Gall Douglas A, Brown Patrick W: Brosse a dents a mouvement variable, Multi-motion toothbrush. The Procter & Gamble Company, Church & Dwight Co, MOFFAT & CO, May 15, 2003: CA2465486 (6 worldwide citation)

An electric toothbrush is provided. The electric toothbrush includes a handle having a motor disposed therein, a head having a longitudinal axis, and a neck disposed between the handle and the head. First and second bristle holders are associated with the head. The first bristle holder oscillates or ...


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De La, Serna Pedro, Gilbert Scott Jay: Pneumatic powered autoinjector. Alza Corporation, WEBB Samuel E, May 15, 2003: WO/2003/039634 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a pneumatic injector that includes a pressurized gas source, an actuator, a driver, and a dispenser. The dispenser of the injector includes a reservoir for containing a desired amount of a chosen medicament and a needle, such as a hypodermic needle, suitable for subcut ...


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Burdette Everette C, Deardorff Dana L: Apparatus and method for registration, guidance, and targeting of external beam radiation therapy. Computerized Medical Systems, VOLK Benjamin L Jr, May 15, 2003: WO/2003/039370 (5 worldwide citation)

A system for optimizing the planning, registration, targeting, and delivery of conformal, external beam radiation therapy of prostate cancer and other soft tissue diseases. Real−time ultrasound imaging during planning and treatment employing an ultrasound probe (41) is used for localization of soft ...