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Andrew Bi Qiang
Yong Y Yang, Qiang Bi, Xiong Liu, ChoonKiat Lim: Squeeze evaluations that account for low frequency components, in a controller usable in a data handling system. Seagate Technology, David K Lucente, Derek J Berger, March 1, 2005: US06862155 (22 worldwide citation)

Position error values are obtained from a transducer head while following a plurality of servo tracks with a servo loop that band-blocks a frequency range that includes F, a nominal rotation frequency. An estimated difference distribution is derived from the position error values, the difference dis ...


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Runhai Lu
Thomas M Vickers, Rainer Packe Wirth, Michael Porsch, Samy M Shendy, Lynn E Brower, John Pickett, Runhai Lu, Frank Danko, Jeffrey R Bury: Oligomeric dispersant. Construction Research & Technology, Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber, March 1, 2005: US06861459 (8 worldwide citation)

A dry cast article and method for making the same, wherein the dry cast article includes an oligomeric dispersant that is a reaction product of two or three moieties is provided. To make a dry cast article, hydraulic cement, water, coarse aggregate, fine aggregate, optionally a surface active agent/ ...


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Mark C Shults, Stuart J Updike, Rathbun K Rhodes, Barbara J Gilligan, Mark A Tapsak: Device and method for determining analyte levels. DexCom, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 1, 2005: US06862465 (546 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for determining analyte levels are described. The devices and methods allow for the implantation of analyte-monitoring devices, such as glucose monitoring devices that result in the delivery of a dependable flow of blood to deliver sample to the implanted device. The devices incl ...


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Ammar Al Ali: Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 1, 2005: US06861639 (458 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the present invention include systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a pulse oximetry sensor. According to one embodiment, the system includes an oximeter that monitors the amount of use for a given sensor. The oximeter and/or the sensor may advantageously include a visual ...


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Michael R Treat, Fred H Co, George D Hermann, Thomas A Howell, Theodore R Kucklick, Michelle Y Monfort, Kenneth H Mollenauer: Electrothermal instrument for sealing and joining or cutting tissue. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, William H Dippert, Reed Smith, March 1, 2005: US06860880 (301 worldwide citation)

An instrument and method are provided for sealing and joining or hemostatically dividing tissue, which is particularly suitable for laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery. The instrument makes use of the controlled application of a combination of heat and pressure to seal adjacent tissues, to join adja ...


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Dan Akerfeldt, Per Egnelov, Fredrik Preinitz: Tool, a sealing device, a system and a method for closing a wound. Radi Medical Systems, Foley & Lardner, March 1, 2005: US06860895 (283 worldwide citation)

A tool (101) is provided for inserting and mating two plug members (2, 3) of a sealing device (1) for closing a wound in the wall of a vessel by placing the distal plug member (2) of the sealing device inside the vessel and the proximal plug member (3) on the outside of the vessel. The distal plug m ...


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Lee E Cannon, John P O Donovan: Gaming machines and systems offering simultaneous play of multiple games and methods of gaming. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, March 1, 2005: US06860810 (241 worldwide citation)

Gaming apparatus and methods of conducting a wagering game of chance. A gaming machine is disclosed which is configured for mutually concurrent play of a plurality of games of chance on a single display screen. A method of conducting a wagering activity includes providing a player with a plurality o ...


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Paresh Nagda, Wenbin Li, Julia Howlett, Rodric C Fan, Xinnong Yang, James D Fay: Using location data to determine traffic and route information. At Road, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, March 1, 2005: US06862524 (239 worldwide citation)

System and methods for determining and disseminating current traffic information and/or route information are presented. For example, in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, traffic condition information is collected from mobile units that provide their location or position infor ...


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Jonas J Robertson, Robert M Currie: LED replacement for fluorescent lighting. Merek Blackmon & Voorhees, March 1, 2005: US06860628 (235 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides several embodiments of an elongate hollow tubular or solid rod lighting device including a plurality of LEDs therewith and appropriate electrical componentry, and serving as a direct replacement for a conventional fluorescent light tube in a conventional fluorescent li ...


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James P Slupe: Method and system for automatically selecting a vertical refresh rate for a video display monitor. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 1, 2005: US06862022 (234 worldwide citation)

A system and method of automatically selecting a vertical refresh rate for a video display monitor is disclosed. The system includes an ambient light frequency identifier and a vertical refresh rate selector. The ambient light frequency identifier is configured for capturing lightwaves from an ambie ...



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