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Belgacem Haba, Richard E Perego, David Nguyen, Billy W Garrett Jr, Ely Tsern, Craig E Hampel, Wai Yeung Yip: Multiple channel modules and bus systems using same. Rambus, July 20, 2004: US06765800 (46 worldwide citation)

Various module structures are disclosed which may be used to implement modules having 1 to N channels. Bus systems may be formed by the interconnection of such modules.

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Belgacem Haba, Konstantine Karavakis: Method of making components with releasable leads. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 20, 2004: US06763579 (18 worldwide citation)

A connection component for making connections to a microelectronic element is made by providing leads on a surface of a polymeric layer and etching the polymeric layer to partially detach the leads from the polymeric layer, leaving a portion of each lead releasably connected to the polymeric layer b ...

Nigel J Forrow, Simon W Bayliff: Electrode with thin working layer. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, July 20, 2004: US06764581 (428 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improved electrode for use in an electrochemical sensor for measuring an analyte in a sample. The electrode includes a thin working layer whose thickness is from 2 to 10 microns. Also disclosed is an electrode strip that includes an electrode with a thin working layer. Typically, the ...

Hai Feng Wang, Kai Fu Lee, Qiang Yang: Search engine with natural language-based robust parsing for user query and relevance feedback learning. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 20, 2004: US06766320 (402 worldwide citation)

A search engine architecture is designed to handle a full range of user queries, from complex sentence-based queries to simple keyword searches. The search engine architecture includes a natural language parser that parses a user query and extracts syntactic and semantic information. The parser is r ...

Robert M Vidlund, Jason E Kalgreen, Todd J Mortier, Cyril J Schweich Jr, Richard Schroeder, David Kusz: Devices and methods for heart valve treatment. Myocor, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, July 20, 2004: US06764510 (401 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for treating heart valves include members that assist the valve in closing during at least a portion of the cardiac cycle. Such devices include members configured to alter the shape of a valve annulus, reposition at least one papillary muscle, and/or plug an orifice of the valve ...

Syed Hossainy, Fuh Wei Tang, Brian P Cahill: Variable surface area stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, July 20, 2004: US06764505 (373 worldwide citation)

A stent of variable surface area as determined by stent struts. The stent can have a variable surface area per unit length which accommodates a therapeutic agent. A patterned distribution of therapeutic agent can be provided throughout the stent. The stent can have an increased level of therapeutic ...

Barry J French, Kevin R Ferguson: System and method for tracking and assessing movement skills in multidimensional space. Impluse Technology, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, July 20, 2004: US06765726 (370 worldwide citation)

Accurate simulation of sport to quantify and train performance constructs by employing sensing electronics for determining, in essentially real time, the player's three dimensional positional changes in three or more degrees of freedom (three dimensions); and computer controlled sport specific ...

Shankar Natarajan, Andrew G Harvey, Hsuan Chung Lee, Vipin Rawat, Leo Pereira: Technique for providing dynamic modification of application specific policies in a feedback-based, adaptive data network. Cisco Technology, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, July 20, 2004: US06765864 (355 worldwide citation)

A feedback-based adaptive network is described wherein at least a portion of the network elements report operating information relating to network conditions to a centralized data store. The information which is reported to the data store is analyzed by a policy engine which includes a plurality of ...

Hiroshi Osawa, Naoyasu Hosonuma: Charging system for mobile robot, method for searching charging station, mobile robot, connector, and electrical connection structure. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Darren M Simon, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, July 20, 2004: US06764373 (308 worldwide citation)

A charging system for a mobile robot includes the mobile robot that is battery-driven and moves in a self-controlled way within a work space, and a charging station for accommodating the mobile robot for a battery charging operation. The charging system includes visible recognition data arranged in ...

Leigh M Rothschild: System and method of linking items in audio, visual, and printed media to related information stored on an electronic network using a mobile device. Barpoint com, Anthony J Casella, Gerald E Hespos, July 20, 2004: US06766363 (294 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enabling a user with a mobile device to link to information, on a local or global electronic network, related to an item of interest to the user while observing a visual, audio, or printed medium containing the item. Linking is accomplished by an item information provider cre ...