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Charles Szmanda
Lujia Bu, Charles R Szmanda, Kathleen B Spear Alfonso, Kathleen M O Connell: Process of fractionating polymers. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, S Matthew Cairns, Edwards & Angell, September 2, 2004: US20040171773-A1

Provided herein is a process of fractionating ferroelectric, preferably vinylidene fluoride polymers using a solvent having at least one polarizable functional group, and a precipitant. The composition of the fractionated ferroelectric polymers is selected so as to adjust the properties of a ferroel ...


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Katherina Babich
Marie Angelopoulos, Katherina Babich, S Jay Chey, Michael Straight Hibbs, Robert N Lang, Arpan Pravin Mahorowala, Kenneth Christopher Racette: Attenuated embedded phase shift photomask blanks. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC, September 2, 2004: US20040170907-A1

An attenuating embedded phase shift photomask blank that produces a phase shift of the transmitted light is formed with an optically translucent film made of metal, silicon, nitrogen and oxygen. An etch stop layer is added to improve the etch selectivity of the phase shifting layer. A wide range of ...


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Isaiah Oladeji
Isaiah O Oladeji, Scott Jessen, Joseph Ashley Taylor: Mask layer and interconnect structure for dual damascene semiconductor manufacturing. Beusse Brownlee Wolter Mora & Maire P A, September 2, 2004: US20040171256-A1

A novel mask layer is used in the dual damascene construction of an interconnect structure of an integrated circuit device. The interconnect structure has a low-k dielectric material. The mask layer has a passivation film deposited on the low-k dielectric material, a barrier film is deposited over t ...


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Cynthia Hoover
David M Thompson, Cynthia A Hoover: Asymmetric Group 8 (VIII) metallocene compounds. Praxair, Law Department M1 557, September 2, 2004: US20040171858-A1

Asymmetric, disubstituted metallocene compounds have the general formula CpMCp where M is a metal selected from the group consisting of Ru, Os and Fe; Cp is a first substituted cyclopentadienyl or indenyl moiety that includes at least one substituent group D1; Cp is a second substituted cyclopentadi ...


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Yamato Hitoshi, Asakura Toshikage, Matsumoto Akira, Murer Peter, Hintermann Tobias: Halogenated oxime derivatives and the use thereof as latent acids. Ciba Specialty Chemicals Holding, Yamato Hitoshi, Asakura Toshikage, Matsumoto Akira, Murer Peter, Hintermann Tobias, CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING, September 2, 2004: WO/2004/074242 (233 worldwide citation)

Compounds of the formula (I) or (II) wherein R1 is C1-C10haloalkylsulfonyl, halobenzenesulfonyl, C2-C10haloalkanoyl, halobenzoyl; R2 is halogen or C1-C10haloalkyl; Arl is phenyl, biphenylyl, fluorenyl, naphthyl, anthracyl, phenanthryl, or heteroaryl, all of which are optionally substituted; Ar'1 is ...


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Sartor Joe Don, Schmaltz Dale Francis: Motion detector for controlling electrosurgical output. Sherwood Services, Sartor Joe Don, Schmaltz Dale Francis, MARK Farber, September 2, 2004: WO/2004/073753 (197 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument (100) having a movement sensing device (124) for controlling the electrosurgical output. The electrosurgical instrument (100) includes an elongated housing (102), an electrically conductive element (106) supported within the housing and extending distally from the housi ...


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Dycus Sean, Burry James: Vessel sealer and divider and method of manufacturing same. Sherwood Services, Dycus Sean, Burry James, FARBER Mark, September 2, 2004: WO/2004/073490 (183 worldwide citation)

A bipolar forceps includes a shaft having opposing jaw members at a distal end thereof and a drive assembly for moving the jaw members relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are disposed in spaced relation relative to one another to a second position wherein the jaw me ...


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Robinson William S, Sartor Joe Don, Arts Gene: System and method for connecting an electrosurgical instrument to a generator. Sherwood Services, Robinson William S, Sartor Joe Don, Arts Gene, FARBER Mark, September 2, 2004: WO/2004/073488 (158 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to a connector (20) for electromechanically connecting an electrosurgical cable (16) to a flexible circuit board (302) of a surgical instrument. The connector includes a fixed portion (20a) having a cavity defined therein which includes a wire guide block (406). A seri ...


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Gunaratnam Michael Kassipillai, Kwok Philip Rodney, Guney Memduh, Lithgow Perry David, Darkin Donald, Lynch Susan Robyn, Hitchcock Robin Garth, Veliss Lee James, Sokolov Richard: Nasal assembly. Resmed, Gunaratnam Michael Kassipillai, Kwok Philip Rodney, Guney Memduh, Lithgow Perry David, Darkin Donald, Lynch Susan Robyn, Hitchcock Robin Garth, Veliss Lee James, Sokolov Richard, DAVIDSON Geoffrey Robert, September 2, 2004: WO/2004/073778 (100 worldwide citation)

A nasal assembly (10) for delivering breathable gas to a patient includes a frame (16) having an integrally formed first connector portion (24). A nozzle assembly (18) includes a gusset or base portion (48) and a pair of nozzles (50). At least one inlet conduit is structured to deliver breathable ga ...


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Davis Ward Ronda, Mook Robert Anthony Jr, Neeb Michael J, Salovich James M: Pyrimidine compounds. Smithkline Beecham Corporation, Davis Ward Ronda, Mook Robert Anthony Jr, Neeb Michael J, Salovich James M, LEVY David J, September 2, 2004: WO/2004/074244 (92 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides compounds of formula (I) : wherein all variables are as defined herein, pharmaceutical compositions containing the same, processes for preparing the same and their use as pharmaceutical agents.



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