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Fu Wen Shen, Harry A McKellop, Ronald Salovey: Crosslinking of polyethylene for low wear using radiation and thermal treatments. Orthopaedic Hospital, University of Southern California, Wean Khing Wong, October 5, 2004: US06800670 (86 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses methods for enhancing the wear-resistance of polymers, the resulting polymers, and in vivo implants made from such polymers. One aspect of this invention presents a method whereby a polymer is irradiated, preferably with gamma radiation, then thermally treated, such a ...


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Fulu Li: Method and apparatus for broadcasting media objects with guaranteed quality of service. Nortel Networks, Steubing McGuinness & Manaras, October 5, 2004: US06801947 (85 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for broadcasting media objects for such bandwidth-intensive applications as Media on Demand (MoD) or Video on Demand (VoD) employ a novel StairCase Broadcast (SCB) scheme. A media server in accordance with one example of the invention includes a fragmenter that fragments media ...


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Manish Mangal: Traffic distribution in a wireless communication system. Sprint Communications Company, October 5, 2004: US06801519 (85 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication system using a media access control (MAC) layer comprising a subscriber unit system and a base station system. The base station system is configured to receive a request for a communication service, dynamically select between a first portion of the MAC layer corresponding to ...


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Anthony Zagami: System for verification and association of documents and digital images. Security Identification Systems Corporation, McHale & Slavin P A, October 5, 2004: US06801907 (85 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a process and apparatus, using a computer system, peripheral equipment and uniquely designed software, for electronically capturing the image(s) of one or more persons and/or objects, associating such image(s) with a database record and printing or otherwise transferring to a ...


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Mitsunori Sato, Tsuyoshi Takiguchi, Naoki Iwao: Tactile switch unit. Japan Aviation Electronics, David N Lathrop Esq, Gallagher & Lathrop, October 5, 2004: US06800819 (84 worldwide citation)

Outer ends of link members supported to a case and having their inner ends coupled to each other are coupled to a slider. A membrane sheet and a pusher are disposed one after the other on the slider, and a knob having molded therewith a surface sheet is fixed to the slider. On a bottom plate are mou ...


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Robert A Rousseau: Absorbable mesh device. Ethicon, October 5, 2004: US06800082 (84 worldwide citation)

A hernia repair device, which is implantable in a patient's body, includes first and second layers cooperating with one another so as to form an implantable patch for repairing a hernia defect. The first layer is made from a textile material which is absorbable in a patient's body, while t ...


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Cameron D Patterson, Timothy O Price: Parameterizable and reconfigurable debugger core generators. Xilinx, LeRoy D Maunu, October 5, 2004: US06802026 (84 worldwide citation)

System and method for debugging a run-time reconfigurable processing arrangement. The processing arrangement includes a host process that hosts a run-time reconfiguration application program and a programmable logic device (PLD). The run-time reconfiguration program specifies a circuit design with r ...


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Mazen Faraj: Generation of runtime execution traces of applications and associated problem determination. International Business Machines Corporation, Gregory M Doudnikoff, October 5, 2004: US06802054 (83 worldwide citation)

A computer system for generating and analyzing application trace data includes a monitor for launching Java language virtual machines using the Java Platform Debug Architecture to enable the virtual machines to generate event data on the occurrence of specified events during application execution on ...


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Ken Chan, Hin Boen, Peter Johnson, Campegius L Bronkhorst: Development assistance for mixed-language sources. Borland Software, Darby & Darby, October 5, 2004: US06799718 (82 worldwide citation)

Development assistance for a program comprising code in more than one language, is provided appropriately for each language in an integrated development environment. The assistance can include syntax highlighting, structure analysis, error reporting, completion assistance and/or context-sensitive he ...