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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
John W Smith, Belgacem Haba: Semiconductor chip package with interconnect structure. Tessera, Lerner David Litenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 22, 2004: US20040077129-A1

An active microelectronic element such as a semiconductor chip or wafer is bonded to an interconnect element having substantially the same coefficient of thermal expansion as the active element using small, rigid bonds, desirably made by a solid-phase bonding technique, which accommodate numerous cl ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, John W Smith: Vapor phase connection techniques. Tessera, Lerner David Litenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, April 22, 2004: US20040075991-A1

Electrical connections are made between a pair of elements disposed on opposite side of the hole extending through a dielectric layer by evaporating a conductive material such as a metal having high vapor pressure within the hole while maintaining the hole in a substantially sealed condition. The pr ...


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David Mosley
Joseph M Jacobson, David W Mosley, Kie Moon Sung: Nanoparticle chains and preparation thereof. Norma E Henderson, Hinckley Allen & Snyder, April 22, 2004: US20040077844-A1

Fabrication and arrangement of nanoparticles into one-dimensional linear chains is achieved by successive chemical reactions, each reaction adding one or more nanoparticles by building onto exposed, unprotected linker functionalities. Optionally, protecting groups may be used to control and organize ...


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David Mosley
Joseph M Jacobson, David W Mosley: Templated monolayer polymerization and replication. Norma E Henderson, Hinckley Allen & Snyder, April 22, 2004: US20040076757-A1

A self-replicating monolayer system employing polymerization of monomers or nanoparticle ensembles on a defined template provides a method for synthesis of two-dimensional single molecule polymers. Systems of self-replicating monolayers may be used as templates for the growth of inorganic colloids. ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald, Nicole Gerrish: CMOS inverter and integrated circuits utilizing strained silicon surface channel MOSFETs. Amberwave Systems Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, April 22, 2004: US20040075149-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A CMOS inverter having a heterostructure including a Si substrate, a relaxed Si1xGex layer on the Si substrate, and a strained surface layer on said relaxed Si1xGex layer; and a pMOSFET and an nMOSFET, wherein the channel of said pMOSFET and the channel of the nMOSFET are formed in the strained surf ...


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Durga Malladi
Yongbin Wei, Durga P Malladi, Tao Chen, Edward G Tiedemann: Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving a block of data in a communication system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Patents Department, April 22, 2004: US20040078744-A1

A method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving data provide for efficient use communication resources by encoding data in accordance with a first code to produce a block of data, determining transmission data rate of a time frame, selecting a portion of the block of data based on the determin ...


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Roy Philip C: Pneumatic powered surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, Roy Philip C, AUDET Paul R, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032760 (476 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler (10) which includes or onto which a tool assembly (100, 200)can be mounted for deforming a plurality of surgical fasteners through and fastening tissue includes a housing (12) having a fixed handle (65) and a clamping handle (65) mountable to the housing. The clamping handle is se ...


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Racenet David C: Tool assembly for a surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, Racenet David C, AUDET Paul R, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032762 (443 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device including an independently rotatable tool assembly is disclosed. The tool assembly includes an anvil and a cartridge assembly which are movable in relation to each other between spaced and approximated positions.


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Olson Lee Ann, Stearns Ralph A, Emmons Clifford L: Surgical stapler with universal articulation and tissue pre-clamp. Tyco Healthcare Group, Olson Lee Ann, Stearns Ralph A, Emmons Clifford L, FARBER Mark, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032763 (437 worldwide citation)

A tool assembly for a surgical stapling device includes a channel member for supporting a staple cartridge therein and an anvil to deform a plurality of staples ejected from the staple cartridge thereagainst. The tool assembly also includes a sled which is movable to force the staples from the cartr ...


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Viola Frank J: Tool assembly for surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, Viola Frank J, AUDET Paul R, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032754 (431 worldwide citation)

A tool assembly having a pair of jaws is disclosed. Each of the jaws has a proximal end and a distal end and the first jaw is movable in relation to the second jaw between a spaced position and an approximated position. First and second cam followers are supported on the first jaw. An approximation ...



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