Cynthia Hoover
Scott Houston Meiere, Cynthia A Hoover: Method for producing organometallic compounds. Praxair Technology, Gerald L Coon, October 26, 2004: US06809212 (7 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to liquid cyclopentadienyltrimethylplatinum compounds selected from (isopropylcyclopentadienyl)trimethylplatinum and (tert-butylcyclopentadienyl)trimethylplatinum. This invention also relates to a process for producing a film, coating or powder by decomposing a cyclopentadieny ...

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, John Fisher: Optical switch assembly with flex plate and method for making. Shipley Company L L C, Niels Haun, Jonathan D Baskin, October 26, 2004: US06810162

An optical switch and method for assembling are described. Optical arrays are mounted on a flex plate with an interface between them. The direction of certain forces on the flex plate allows coupling/decoupling of the optical arrays. The flex plate includes an area which exhibits a different flex pr ...

Alfred E Mann, Richard E Purvis, John J Mastrototaro, James D Causey, James Henke, Peter Hong, John H Livingston, Clifford W Hague, Brad T Hite: Telemetered characteristic monitor system and method of using the same. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, October 26, 2004: US06809653 (1012 worldwide citation)

A telemetered characteristic monitor system includes a remotely located data receiving device, a sensor for producing signal indicative of a characteristic of a user, and a transmitter device. The transmitter device includes a housing, a sensor connector, a processor, and a transmitter. The transmit ...

Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Daniel H Villegas, David Y Choy, Philip T Weiss, Paul M Meadows: Ambulatory medical apparatus with hand held communication device. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, October 26, 2004: US06810290 (763 worldwide citation)

A communication device (CD) exchanges messages with an implantable infusion pump via telemetry such that commands are supplied thereto and operational information is obtained therefrom. The CD is controlled, at least in part, by a processor IC according to a software program operating therein and pr ...

Scott T Latterell, Douglas S Wahnschaffe: Bipolar electrosurgical hook probe for cutting and coagulating tissue. Gyrus Medical, Thomas J Nikolai, Nikolai & Mersereau P A, October 26, 2004: US06808525 (540 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical hook probe includes an end effector that includes first and second electrodes placed in parallel, closely-spaced relationship, each being of a relatively large surface area and a conductive reciprocally movable hook member that is movable into and out of a space between the ...



Ronald E Pelrine, Roy D Kornbluh, Qibing Pei, Joseph Stephen Eckerle: Electroactive polymer sensors. SRI International, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, October 26, 2004: US06809462 (258 worldwide citation)

The invention provides sensors that comprise a transducer that converts between mechanical energy and electrical energy. The transducer comprises an electroactive polymer in electrical communication with at least two electrodes. When a relatively small voltage difference is applied between the elect ...

Hee Young Jun, Dae Jin Kim: MPEG data frame and transmit and receive system using same. Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, October 26, 2004: US06810084 (257 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an MPEG data frame and a transmitting and receiving system using the MPEG data frame for enhancing receiving performance of receiver which moves or is stationary. The digital TV broadcasting data frame according to the preferred embodiment of the present invention comprises a data frame ...