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Ravi Laxman
Patrick A Van Cleemput, Ravi Kumar Laxman, Jen Shu, Michelle T Schulberg, Bunsen Nie: Dielectric films with low dielectric constants. Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 10, 2003: US06576345 (47 worldwide citation)

Thin films possessing low dielectric constants (e.g., dielectric constants below 3.0) are formed on integrated circuits or other substrates. Caged-siloxane precursors are linked in such a way as to form dielectric layers, which exhibit low dielectric constants by virtue of their silicon dioxide-like ...


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Kuang Yang Huang, Matthew S Malden, Henry D Jay, Anil Annadata: Computer telephony integration hotelling method and system. Siebel Systems, James W Soong, Campbell Stephenson Ascolese, June 10, 2003: US06577726 (716 worldwide citation)

A method and system for enabling a CTI user to log in at any work station in a network and utilize the system with the correct teleset, and also to transfer a CTI transaction or interaction to another CTI user.


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William J Rittman III, Eric R Cosman: Cool-tip radiofrequency thermosurgery electrode system for tumor ablation. Sherwood Services, June 10, 2003: US06575969 (660 worldwide citation)

This patent application is a continuation-in-part of the patent application of the present authors related to target volume ablation in the body using a cooled-tip tissue-heating probe such as a fluid cooled (perfusion cooled) high frequency electrode. The present application relates in part to exam ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Sam W Bowman IV, Timothy J Starkweather, Daniel H Villegas, David Y Choy, Philip T Weiss: Microprocessor controlled ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, June 10, 2003: US06577899 (618 worldwide citation)

An implantable infusion pump possesses operational functionality that is, at least in part, controlled by software operating in two processor ICs which are configured to perform some different and some duplicate functions. The pump exchanges messages with an external device via telemetry. Each proce ...


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Adam Heller, Benjamin J Feldman, James Say, Mark S Vreeke: Small volume in vitro analyte sensor. TheraSense, Merchant & Gould P C, June 10, 2003: US06576101 (589 worldwide citation)

A sensor designed to determine the amount and concentration of analyte in a sample having a volume of less than about 1 &mgr;L. The sensor has a working electrode coated with a non-leachable redox mediator. The redox mediator acts as an electron transfer agent between the analyte and the electrode. ...


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Michel K Bowman Amuah: Load balancer in environment services patterns. Accenture, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, June 10, 2003: US06578068 (537 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for distributing incoming requests from a user interface amongst a client and server components for optimizing usage of resources. Incoming requests are first received and stored by an activity module. The activity module instructs a client to handle a first subset o ...


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Bruce Robie, Jordan Ryalls, Joseph Lipman, Albert H Burstein, Thomas P Sculco: Method and apparatus for femoral resection. New York Society for the Ruptured and Crippled Maintaining the Hospital for Special Surgery, Darby & Darby, June 10, 2003: US06575980 (418 worldwide citation)

An instrument is provided for use in shaping a femur preparatory to implantation of a knee prosthesis. A gap checking device is fixed to the distal end of the patient's femur and referenced to the epicondyles of the femur. The gap checking device includes slots through which a cutting instrumen ...


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Kazuo Iketaki, Yoichi Inoue, Katsumi Hamamoto: Method and apparatus for electrochemical measurement using statistical technique. Arkray, Merchant & Gould P C, June 10, 2003: US06576117 (378 worldwide citation)

A predetermined voltage is applied to a biosensor twice to promote an electrochemical reaction, and the following parameters (P


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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller: Lighting entertainment system. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, June 10, 2003: US06577080 (375 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are methods and systems for signal processing for illumination control signals, which may include a decoder for decoding a combined signal and a connection for delivering a portion of the combined signal to an illumination source, which source is capable of generating an illumination ...


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Edward J Knobbe, Wah L Lim, Bruce A Buckingham: Method and apparatus for real-time estimation of physiological parameters. Knobbe Lim & Buckingham, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 10, 2003: US06575905 (337 worldwide citation)

A real-time glucose estimator uses a linearized Kalman filter to determine a best estimate of glucose level in real time. The real-time glucose estimator receives at least one measurement corresponding to glucose level. The measurement can be obtained with one or more sensors and is provided to the ...



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