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Benjamin Mattes
Qi Baohua, Mattes Benjamin R: Resistive heating using polyaniline fiber. Santa Fe Science And Technology, FREUND Samuel M, June 17, 2004: WO/2004/051672 (1 worldwide citation)

The use of conductive polyaniline fibers for resistive heating applications is described. Unlike metal wires and conductive-polymer coated fibers, under certain conditions, electric voltages or currents used to generate heat in the fibers were found to produce irreversible changes to the polymer bac ...


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Craig Allen
Michael Chad Hollis, Craig Allen Carroll: Bevel angle locking actuator and bevel angle locking system for a saw. Hunton & Williams, June 17, 2004: US20040112190-A1

A benchtop saw, such as a compound miter saw, has a bevel angle locking actuator for locking the bevel angle of the saw blade which is easier for the operator to reach than prior art bevel angle locking actuators that are located at the rear of the saw. The bevel angle locking actuator is mounted fo ...


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Eb Eshun
Douglas D Coolbaugh, John M Cotte, Ebenezer E Eshun, Kenneth J Stein, Kunal Vaed, Richard P Volant: Damascene integration scheme for developing metal-insulator-metal capacitors. International Business Machines Corporation, Delio & Peterson, June 17, 2004: US20040113235-A1

The invention is directed to unique high-surface area BEOL capacitor structures with high-k dielectric layers and methods for fabricating the same. These high-surface area BEOL capacitor structures may be used in analog and mixed signal applications. The capacitor is formed within a trench with pede ...


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Xavier Baie
Dureseti Chidambarrao, Omer H Dokumaci, Bruce B Doris, Jack A Mandelman, Xavier Baie: Stress inducing spacers. International Business Machines Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, Dept 18g, June 17, 2004: US20040113217-A1

A substrate under tension and/or compression improves performance of devices fabricated therein. Tension and/or compression can be imposed on a substrate through selection of appropriate gate sidewall spacer material disposed above a device channel region wherein the spacers are formed adjacent both ...


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Sutterlin Chester E Iii, Gravenstein Nikolaus, Del, Rio Eddy M, Lamanna José M: Powered kerrison-like rongeur system. The Anspach Effort, Sutterlin Chester E Iii, Gravenstein Nikolaus, Del, Rio Eddy M, Lamanna José M, NORMAN FRIEDLAND PATENT ATTORNEY, June 17, 2004: WO/2004/049956 (427 worldwide citation)

A motorized drill is mounted in the handle (18) of a Kerrison Rongeur System utilized by a surgeon to perform surgical procedures on a patient, includes mechanism for moving the bit (25) supported in a rotating drill (12) toward the fixed upstanding foot (24) mounted at the remote end of the pistol- ...


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Liddicoat John R, Cohn William E: Apparatus and method for manipulating tissue. Liddicoat John R, Cohn William E, PANDISCIO Mark J, June 17, 2004: WO/2004/050971 (151 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for reconfiguring tissue, the apparatus comprising a shaft (15) having a distal end and a proximal end; at least one effector mechanism (35) movably mounted to the distal end of the shaft (15), each effector mechanism (35) comprising at least one gripping element for gripping tissue to tha ...


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Berez Aaron, Fitz Wolfgang, Lang Philipp, Steines Daniel, Timsari Bijan, Tsougarakis Konstantinos, Vargas Voracek Rene, Snyder Cecily Anne: Patient selectable joint arthroplasty devices and surgical tools facilitating increased accuracy, speed and simplicity in performing total and partial joint arthroplasty. Conformis, Berez Aaron, Fitz Wolfgang, Lang Philipp, Steines Daniel, Timsari Bijan, Tsougarakis Konstantinos, Vargas Voracek Rene, Snyder Cecily Anne, PASTERNAK Dahna, June 17, 2004: WO/2004/049981 (147 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods, compositions and tools for repairing articular surfaces repair materials and for repairing an articular surface. The articular surface repairs are customizable or highly selectable by patient and geared toward providing optimal fit and function. The surgical tools are d ...


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Schuh Ralf, Sommer Magnus: Adaptive passive distributed antenna system. Telia, Schuh Ralf, Sommer Magnus, SVENSSON Peder, June 17, 2004: WO/2004/051804 (132 worldwide citation)

A distributed antenna system including at least one base station (2, 3), at least one transmission line (1), for transmission of signals, connected with the base station (2, 3) and at least two antennas (6, 8, 10). Each antenna (6, 8, 10) and the transmission line (1) are connected via a control dev ...


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Tanitsu Osamu, Tanaka Hirohisa, Muramatsu Kenichi, Komine Norio, Nishinaga Hisashi, Matsuyama Tomoyuki, Kudo Takehito: (Ja) 照明光学装置、露光装置および露光方法, (En) Illumination optical system, exposure system, and exposure method. Nikon Corporation, Tanitsu Osamu, Tanaka Hirohisa, Muramatsu Kenichi, Komine Norio, Nishinaga Hisashi, Matsuyama Tomoyuki, Kudo Takehito, YAMAGUCHI Takao, June 17, 2004: WO/2004/051717 (109 worldwide citation)

(EN) An illumination optical system for, when installed in an exposure system, realizing an adequate illumination condition by varying the polarized state of the illumination light according to the pattern characteristics of the mask while suppressing the loss of the intensity of light. The illumina ...


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Tozaki Toshihiro, Koike Takatane: Game system. Sankyo, June 17, 2004: JP2004-166746 (96 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a game system using a virtual value obtained in a virtual game hall distinguished from a real value obtained in a real game hall.SOLUTION: This game system is provided with a virtual game parlor management server 1 delivering a game machine game program 25 for playin ...