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David Sherrer
Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer, Mindaugas F Dautartas: Open face optical fiber array for coupling to integrated optic waveguides and optoelectronic submounts. Shipley Company L L C, Jonathan D Baskin, March 15, 2005: US06866426 (8 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber array having a V-groove chip with a front portion and a rear portion. The optical fibers are disposed in the V-grooves. The optical fibers are bnonded (e.g. glued) to the V-groove chip in the rear portion of the chip. The optical fibers are not bonded to the front portion of the chi ...


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Marcos Laraia
Greg Scott, J Marcos Laraia: Double-sided extended drain field effect transistor, and integrated overvoltage and reverse voltage protection circuit that uses the same. AMI Semiconductor, Workman Nydegger, March 15, 2005: US06867640 (5 worldwide citation)

An integrated overvoltage and reverse voltage protection circuit that includes two p-channel double-sided extended drain transistors coupled to a high voltage source, each having their n-well coupled through a resistor to the high voltage source. For voltage regulation, a voltage divider is coupled ...


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Mark W Miles: Interferometric modulation of radiation. IDC, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 15, 2005: US06867896 (431 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment the invention provides an interferometric modulator comprising a cavity defined by two walls held by a support. The support comprises two materials such that the electrical or mechanical properties of the mechanical support differ at different locations in a cross-section of the me ...


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Michael J Tierney, Thomas Cooper, Chris Julian, Stephen J Blumenkranz, Gary S Guthart, Robert G Younge: Surgical robotic tools, data architecture, and use. Intuitive Surgical, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 15, 2005: US06866671 (344 worldwide citation)

Robotic surgical tools, systems, and methods for preparing for and performing robotic surgery include a memory mounted on the tool. The memory can perform a number of functions when the tool is loaded on the tool manipulator: first, the memory can provide a signal verifying that the tool is compatib ...


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Ronald D Adams, Roy H Sullivan, George Nunez: Integrated surgical staple retainer for a full thickness resectioning device. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, March 15, 2005: US06866178 (343 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a full-thickness resection system comprising a flexible endoscope and a stapling mechanism, wherein the endoscope is slidably received through at least a portion of the stapling mechanism. The stapling mechanism includes an anvil and a stapling head mounted to th ...


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Andrew Szabo: Computer graphic display visualization system and method. Alberti Anemometer, Milde & Hoffberg, March 15, 2005: US06868525 (309 worldwide citation)

An improved human user computer interface system, providing a graphic representation of a hierarchy populated with naturally classified objects, having included therein at least one associated object having a distinct classification. Preferably, a collaborative filter is employed to define the appro ...


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Kulbir S Sandhu, Roderic C Fan, David Mleczko, Kenny Nguyen, Carey Fan: Method and system for a plurality of mobile units to locate one another. At Road, Edward C Kwok, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, March 15, 2005: US06867733 (270 worldwide citation)

A method and system whereby two mobile units can locate each other is presented. A user connects an interface device, such as a personal digital assistance (PDA), a wireless phone, a laptop, or a pager, to a mobile unit. The mobile unit regularly obtains its location through a location-determining t ...


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Peter L Katsikas: System for eliminating unauthorized electronic mail. Leighton K Chong, Ostrager Chong Flaherty & Broitman, March 15, 2005: US06868498 (258 worldwide citation)

A system for eliminating unauthorized email sent to a user on a network employs an email-receiving server connected between the network and the user's email client for receiving email addressed to the user and rejecting those in which the sender address does not match any of sender addresses maintai ...


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Joel Hanson: Mobile data device and method of locating mobile data device. MCI, March 15, 2005: US06868074 (258 worldwide citation)

A method including providing a PDA having a processor, a memory coupled to the processor, a GPS receiver coupled to the processor and a RF transponder capable of communicating using Internet Protocol; storing user identification information in the memory; storing medical history information in the m ...


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Michael M Oberberger, Richard E Rowe: Cashless transaction clearinghouse. IGT, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, March 15, 2005: US06866586 (257 worldwide citation)

A disclosed cashless instrument transaction clearinghouse provides clearinghouse server including a network interface allowing the cashless instrument transaction clearinghouse to communicate with a number of gaming properties and a processor configured to enable the validation of cashless instrumen ...



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